Support for digital and online learning is a major focus of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's 2015 annual letter.
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January 30, 2015
January 29, 2015
A draft measure being circulated on Capitol Hill would bar ed-tech vendors from directing targeted advertisements to students, though it does not cover some controversial practices.
January 27, 2015
Tim Kelly, who is credited with leading the society's transition into digital media, is helping to launch a game-based learning platform, according to an SEC filing.
January 26, 2015
Plans are underway to wind down the New Schools Venture Fund's seed fund, which has supported education efforts with philanthropic dollars.
January 26, 2015
Citelighter, an ed-tech startup with an online platform designed to break the writing process down into simple steps, raised $2 million in Seed-2 financing.
January 23, 2015
A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning highlights strategies for using blended learning in conjunction with expanded school hours.
January 22, 2015
Companies signing a student-data privacy pledge could be subject to federal or state enforcement actions if they don't live up to their word.
January 20, 2015
Google has signed a pledge to protect student data privacy, after the company had initially not agreed to make the public commitment.
January 14, 2015
A major infusion of cash into the E-rate program, coupled with policy changes, should spark innovation in the digital industry, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel predicts.
January 09, 2015
Apollo Education Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix, formed its own venture capital platform as it seeks to invest in budding education entrepreneurs.