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April 02, 2015

Accelerator for Ed-Tech Startups Launches in New York City

Each of 10 selected ed-tech startups will receive $170,000 when they are chosen for the first class of this new accelerator in the Big Apple.

March 13, 2015

Ed-Tech-Product Pilots by Schools Receive New Attention

A nonprofit organization is asking for information from K-12 districts and ed-tech vendors about the benefits and drawbacks of "pilot tryouts" of products.

March 07, 2015

Digital Promise to Create Network of Education Innovation Clusters

With 14 education innovation clusters in the United States, ed-tech advocates are working to connect the dots into a network to share lessons learned.

January 16, 2015

Evaluating the Outlook for the Ed-Tech Industry in 2015

Complications around student-data-privacy, frustrations with the K-12 procurement process, and the lure of the global marketplace are some key trends to watch in 2015.

December 05, 2014

Who Calls the Shots in School Purchasing? Vendors, K-12 Officials Disagree

Company officials and K-12 leaders have very different views of who wields the most influence over school district buying decisions, a study shows.

November 14, 2014

Better District Ed-Tech Purchasing Strategies Explored

Districts find it difficult to discover the best ed-tech products, and providers of the products say it's tough to sell to K-12.

October 07, 2014

League of Innovative Schools' Leaders Share Ideas, and Common Frustrations

Superintendents talked about how they're approaching innovation in their districts, and what results they're seeing, in a conference held in D.C. this week.

September 18, 2014

U.S. Ed. Department's Ed-Tech Nonprofit Was Born This Week: #TBT

A non-profit launched by the U.S. Education Department in 2011 to help support ed-tech innovation now works with 56 districts to identify and spread promising practices.

August 07, 2014

Middle Schools' 1-to-1 Tablet Deployment to Be Studied

More than 4,500 students and 350 educators will be given either an iPad or Samsung Galaxy tablet, with the ability to use them at home, under the two-year project organized by Digital Promise and the Verizon Foundation.

March 24, 2014

League of Innovative Schools Adds Nine Districts to Growing Roster

Nine school districts, including one in Germany serving U.S. military families, have been chosen to join the League of Innovative Schools.

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