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June 23, 2014

School Leaders See Potential for Mobile Devices to Help College, Career Preparation, Survey Finds

Forty-six percent of school administrators cite mobile device use as a "major factor" in college- and career-readiness instruction for students.

June 18, 2014

Report Examines Out-of-School Time Programs That Support Black Males

A report from the D.C. Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation shares effective practices from programs that work with young black males in Washington, D.C.

May 21, 2014

N.Y. Mayor Touts $670 Million Tech Investment for City Schools

Most will be spent to wire city schools and purchase new hardware, while $20 million will buy new devices and software for classrooms.

April 23, 2014

Teachers at Summit Tell Ed. Companies What They Want--and What They Don't

A panel that included K-12 teachers gave attendees at a major education business a blunt view of their frustrations and worries about classroom technologies.

March 28, 2014

Mass. Business Leaders Want Students to Spend More Time on Learning

A new report from the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education envisions a future where high-achieving students and students in low-income schools spend more hours learning.

March 24, 2014

Report Urges Massachusetts, a Top Academic Performer, to Aim Higher

Two decades after Massachusetts made major changes to its education system, a new report argues that it needs to address school funding and autonomy, to maintain its elite status.

October 25, 2013

Obama Calls for Funding New 'P-Tech' Schools With Career Focus

President Obama visited the career-themed "P-Tech" school in New York City today and called for more funding to be directed toward replicating its academic model.

September 30, 2013

Forum Touts Businesses' Role in 'Two-Generation' Education, Job Strategies

The Aspen Institute is hosting a forum that will explore how employers can help out-of-work young adults -- and by extension, their children.

August 31, 2013

'P-Tech' Academic Model Taken Statewide in New York

A Brooklyn, N.Y., high school that has won praise for pairing employers and students is serving as a model for 16 new schools across the state.

July 01, 2013

Applications to Ed. Pioneers Booms, Will Ed-Tech Benefit?

Education Pioneers, a nonprofit that matches fellows with educational partners, experienced a 70 percent increase in applicants this year, and edtech is one of the beneficiaries.

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