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April 03, 2014

In New York, Another Setback for inBloom

New York state reversed its plans to partner with inBloom for data storage and other technology services, dealing another setback to the Atlanta nonprofit.

March 05, 2014

Hunger for Knowledge of Ed. Market Generates 650 Percent Growth for SXSWedu

Ed-tech business owners are learning about venture capital opportunities, educators' expectations, and what the competition is doing at the South by Southwest education conference.

March 05, 2014

Colo. District Official Recounts 'Surreal' Firestorm Over Data Company inBloom

Panelists at the South by Southwest education conference discuss the challenges of securing student data, and the political realities of explaining safeguards to parents.

March 05, 2014

Big Ideas, and Words of Caution, About Classrooms of the Future

Bigger data, more advanced learning analytics, and more workplace-like classrooms are the wave of the future, panelists told a crowd at the South by Southwest education conference.

March 04, 2014

Q&A: Data, Privacy, and Parental Consent with Lori Fey of Ed-Fi Alliance

Letting parents opt in to data-sharing initiatives is "fraught with technical difficulties," said Lori Fey of the Ed-Fi Aliiance at SXSWedu.

March 04, 2014

In Colorado, a 'Surreal' Experience With inBloom and Angry Parents

Securing student data and reshaping the public discourse around this hot-button issue are big topics at this year's South by Southwest education conference.

March 03, 2014

Student STEM Projects Featured in National Contest

Finalists from 15 states presented STEM projects to improve their local communities at SXSWedu as part of Samsung's annual Solve for Tomorrow contest.

March 03, 2014

Amplify Curriculum Release Highlights New Questions for Districts

New digital curricula from Amplify are leading districts to question their instructional strategies and approaches to procurement.

March 03, 2014

As Ed-Tech Conference Opens, Amplify Once Again Seeks to Make a Splash

Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.

August 30, 2013

Good & Bad Marriages: Philanthropic Partnerships

Local philanthropic partnerships can leverage resources to attack big problems but they are challenging to create. Between us, we've created hundreds of local and initiative-based funding alliances, so we've seen our share of good and bad marriages.

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