Three-fourths of school districts are counting on the testing consortia to provide them with common-core instructional materials, according to an MDR survey.
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March 03, 2014
January 24, 2014
The federal government wants input about how to shape competitions that would produce educational technology and other success-oriented solutions for K-12, higher education, and lifelong learning.
January 17, 2014
A new publication details recommended best practices for procuring ed tech, and how schools can get the most out of the ed tech they buy.
January 15, 2014
The good news is that the learning opportunity set is rapidly improving—devices are getting cheaper, learning systems are becoming adaptive, and new school models are blending the best of online and face-to-face instruction.
December 18, 2013
The National Joint Powers Alliance awarded five companies contracts for curriculum in the cooperative purchasing organization's first move into the pre-K to college instructional sector.
December 13, 2013
Privacy questions surrounding districts' use of cloud computing are "poorly understood, non-transparent, and weakly governed," says a new study produced by Fordham University.
October 31, 2013
Using open data for education could unlock between $900 billion and $1.2 trillion in economic value every year, according to a McKinsey Global Institute study.
October 07, 2013
One of the two major consortia developing commmon-core tests is inviting companies to compete to develop speaking and listening assessments, valued at $1.5 million.
September 24, 2013
The Common Core State Standards and the adoption of digital technology in other countries are two areas of opportunity for education companies.
September 23, 2013
Leaders of educational companies and nonprofits are gathered in Denver for EdNET, finding out what the K-12 marketplace of the future will need.