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February 04, 2015

Teachers, Developers, Researchers Quickly Evaluate Ed Tech in N.Y.C.

New York City is one of three "test-bed networks" experimenting with new ways to quickly evaluate ed-tech products in real-world settings.

October 13, 2014

New York City's iZone Undergoes Changing of the Guard

New York City schools' innovation zone, an effort to identify new ways to bring technology and innovative approaches into classrooms, is experiencing major changes in its leadership.

March 07, 2014

Innovative Schools Coming to Baton Rouge, Philadelphia

Those cities, along with several other across the United States, are exploring innovative schools as a way to compete with charter schools.

June 24, 2013

NYC iZone Launches Blended Learning Institute & Innovation Challenges

The NYC iZone launched a Blended Learning Institute, a two year certificate program for teachers. The iZone has also launched Innovation Challenges, a support system for innovative blended school models.

May 29, 2013

Closing the Gap: NYC's Ed-Tech Challenge

New York City's DOE seeks to be a leader in bringing innovation to the classroom. Through it's iZone schools, the DOE recently launched its Gap App Challenge as a way to introduce new technologies to its learning experience and develop concrete working relationships between developers and the schools they aim to help.

November 20, 2012

N.Y.C. Offers Virtual Classes for Storm-Displaced Students

New York will expand its iZone online learning platform to students who can't attend school, Superintendent Dennis Walcott announced Thursday.


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