Two software programs already used successfully in LA schools received low scores in the procurement process won by Pearson's unproven curriculum, according to a report.
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March 28, 2014
March 13, 2014
Renaissance Learning, a K-12 assessment and learning analytics company, has commanded one of the highest prices in the history of ed tech acquisitions.
March 03, 2014
New digital curricula from Amplify are leading districts to question their instructional strategies and approaches to procurement.
March 03, 2014
Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.
February 12, 2014
Chris Cerf is leaving his post as New Jersey's education commissioner to become chief executive of Amplify, a company that is preparing to launch new digital curriculum and assessment.
February 11, 2014
New Jersey Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf will assume a new position with the New York City-based digital-learning company.
January 02, 2014
A 1-to-1 computing initiative involving Amplify tablets in Guilford County Schools has been put on hold after a series of reported hardware problems.
October 07, 2013
Guilford County Schools in North Carolina suspended use of Amplify tablets, and a large 1-to-1 iPad program in Fort Bend, Texas also ran into problems.
August 09, 2013
Though early in its academic life, Amplify is poised to transform the entire K-12 experience. The man leading this transformation is none other than former NYC Ed Chancellor Joel Klein. This is an interview with him.
July 16, 2013
Blackboard plans to give K-12 schools access to a platform to create "MOOCs," while Amplify will launch its first MOOC, focused on AP Computer Science.