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March 11, 2014

There Is No Bubble in Educational Technology: Not For Businesses That Actually Make Sense

Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My answer is that there is a bubble in ideas that won't work and a dearth of capital for ideas that can work.

February 22, 2014

Boasts About Textbook Alignment to Common Core a 'Sham,' Say Researchers

The jury is still out on whether new, digital instructional materials can achieve greater alignment with the new standards than traditional textbooks.

February 21, 2014

Boasts About Textbooks Aligned to Common Core a 'Sham,' Say Researchers

The jury is still out on whether new, digital instructional materials can achieve greater alignment with new standards than traditional textbooks.

January 30, 2014

Sea of Japan Puts Virginia Gov. McAuliffe in Hot Water With Textbook Spat

A pledge by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to address the name of a sea between Japan and the Korean Peninsula in Virginia textbooks has highlighted historical animosities.

January 16, 2014

Texas Charter System Accused of Teaching Creationism

An investigative piece in Slate claims that a Texas charter system with 65 schools is teaching creationism and other unconstitutional, religiously driven lessons.

December 20, 2013

Researcher Calls for Examination of Racial History Curriculum

For students to have a true understanding of American history and current events, they need to be taught the whole story, writes one researcher.

November 19, 2013

HarperCollins Pairs With Startup to Offer Interactive E-books

Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.

October 23, 2013

Common-Core Study: Teachers Aiming Too Low With Reading Assignments

A new survey of teachers shows that most assign readings based on a student's reading level, rather than his grade level.

July 29, 2013

Math Teachers Find Common Core More Rigorous Than Prior Standards

New survey data suggest that most middle school math teachers believe the common core standards are more rigorous than their state's prior standards.

July 26, 2013

K-12 Publishers Will Sell Textbooks via Google Play

Google announces a partnership with five major publishers to offer textbooks for sale or rent through its Play store.

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