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
September 17, 2014
Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.
June 23, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Aspen Institute is hosting a forum that will explore how employers can help out-of-work young adults -- and by extension, their children.