The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked the district whether it properly disclosed how bond funds would be used for the school system's Apple contract.
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April 17, 2015
April 14, 2015
A new Education Week special report profiles school districts' efforts to bring blended learning home by increasing needy students' access to out-of-school Wi-Fi.
April 10, 2015
Pearson is asking California officials to re-bid a testing contract, potentially worth a quarter of billion dollars, calling the decision to award the deal to ETS illegal, arbitrary and capricious.
April 08, 2015
South Carolina officials violated various pieces of state procurement law in awarding a $58 million contracts to the ACT Inc., a top procurement panel has ruled.
April 01, 2015
A state review blames Idaho's failure to implement Schoolnet on mismanagement and problems with the $61 million learning management system.
March 06, 2015
A statewide assessment contract worth $58 million can go forward the first year, but must be re-bid in the following years, according to a new ruling.
March 05, 2015
A number of major Florida counties lifted suspensions on giving online writing exams, after state officials voiced confidence that problems had been fixed.
January 20, 2015
Google has signed a pledge to protect student data privacy, after the company had initially not agreed to make the public commitment.
January 16, 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.
January 16, 2015
Mississippi's state board of education says it will put forward a request for proposal for new statewide assessments for next year, after major objections emerged over a PARCC-designed exam.