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March 26, 2015
March 23, 2015
Fewer than 30 percent of K-12 school technology officials believe their districts are ready for online testing, according to the Consortium for School Networking.
March 23, 2015
Deborah S. Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.
March 18, 2015
The Foundation for Excellence in Education launched EdPolicy Leaders Online, a new resource to help education policymakers better understand and implement education reform efforts. These new Massively Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, feature nearly 40 experts across the education landscape including superintendents, senators, parents, policy makers, teachers, and CEOs.
March 11, 2015
A nonprofit organization is asking for information from K-12 districts and ed-tech vendors about the benefits and drawbacks of "pilot tryouts" of products.
March 10, 2015
Europe's market for ed-tech is big, and diverse, but not friendly to startups trying to raise capital, panelists said at the South by Southwest EDU conference.
March 08, 2015
The South by Southwest education conference, or SXSWedu, will host nearly 6,000 registered guests, who include ed-tech companies of all sizes.
March 06, 2015
A statewide assessment contract worth $58 million can go forward the first year, but must be re-bid in the following years, according to a new ruling.
March 05, 2015
A number of major Florida counties lifted suspensions on giving online writing exams, after state officials voiced confidence that problems had been fixed.
March 04, 2015
Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart said Wednesday that online testing was going smoothly, after two days of sporadic disruptions around the state.