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April 15, 2014

Ed-Tech Business Plans Compete for Prizes, Opportunity

Twelve ed-tech business plans originating from California to Tanzania will be showcased in a competition next month.

March 26, 2014

'MOOC' Provider Coursera Hires Former Yale President as CEO

Yale University President Richard Levin has been named CEO of 'MOOC' provider Coursera, which has recently grown interested in K-12 teacher training.

March 22, 2014

For Common Core, Khan Academy Goes High-Tech

Khan Academy unveiled a comprehensive set of free, interactive, online math exercises meant to support the new Common Core State Standards in grades K through 12.

February 19, 2014

FCC Promises Rules Meant to Protect Open Internet for Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission vowed Wednesday to put forward rules to protect "net neutrality, though the commmision's two Republican members panned the proposal.

February 03, 2014

Federal Officials to Double Commitment to Schools' High-Speed Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission will lift the amount devoted to schools' and libraries' high-speed Internet access by $1 billion annually through the E-rate program.

January 03, 2014

Federal 'Learning Registry' Courts Publishers, Content Providers

The federal 'Learning Registry' seeks to provide K-12 educators with access to a vast library of material from nonprofits, government agencies, and commercial providers.

December 27, 2013

Read the Top Ten K-12 Business and Innovation Stories of 2013

Our most popular stories of 2013 tackled teachers' spending habits, growth in the global education market, and three common core-related issues.

December 19, 2013

Comcast, Khan Academy Partner to Increase Web Connectivity

The cable and Internet provider Comcast will partner with Khan Academy, a major source of open resources, in an attempt to boost needy students' access to the Internet and online learning resources.

December 17, 2013

Comcast, Khan Academy Join Forces to Improve Web Access

Comcast, one of the nation's largest Internet and cable providers, is partnering with Khan Academy to try to increase Web connectivity for impoverished students.

December 06, 2013

Student Persistence Low in MOOCs With Higher Workloads, Study Finds

Rates of student completions of "MOOCs" offered through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera ranged from 2 percent to 14 percent, research shows.

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