The Mississippi department of education awarded an $8.3 million contract to Pearson, in a decision it said was compelled by a state board's failure to act.
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September 30, 2014
August 26, 2014
John Deasy has ordered the rebidding of a massive technology contract awarded to Apple and Pearson, following questions of favoritism in the bidding process.
August 25, 2014
David Wiley, a supporter for open-educational resources, argues that the "learning outcomes per dollar" from free and open resources tops that of the traditional materials produced by commercial publishers.
August 14, 2014
A Nashville-based nonprofit, 2nd Vote, has created a self-described "conservative shopper app" for parents that rates education companies according to their political leanings.
August 12, 2014
Sales of Chromebooks worldwide have risen by 79 percent from 2013, though they will remain a "niche market" for next few years, according to a new market analysis.
August 11, 2014
Companies are selling academic materials designed to appeal to parents and others demanding an alternative to the common-core standards.
August 06, 2014
The Dougherty County, Ga. school system is planning on launching a 1-to-1 computing effort, one of several mid-sized districts to roll out ambitious tech projects.
July 31, 2014
The American Institutes for Research is seeking to break up a potentially big Common Core testing contract that it says was improperly bundled and skewed to favor Pearson.
June 25, 2014
The American Institutes for Research, in its protest over a common-core testing contract, argues that Pearson and PARCC are behaving like "business partners."
June 10, 2014
A new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, looks at the evolution of the multibillion dollar K-12 ed-tech landscape, and the pressures facing school leaders and vendors.