There's a lot of banter going on right now about a new study that suggests automated essay graders can be as effective as humans.
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Joel Rose and Chris Rush will also be allowed to resume relations with New York City schools under a new agreement.
August 29, 2011
But what may be a bigger deal is the apparent compromise of the company's identity with that of its parent company, News Corp.
June 14, 2011
Next Generation Learning Challenges announced the 19 entrants who won grants for programs addressing 7th and 9th grade common-core standards instruction.
April 27, 2011
The education publisher will get control of software that is designed to collect data on student progress and use it to help personalize instruction.
March 22, 2011
Joel Rose, the founder of School of One, writes he will be leaving the New York City program to launch a foundation that will attempt to take its ideas nationwide.
March 15, 2011
The time and shape of a certification program for chief technology officers is becoming a bit clearer.
August 27, 2010
The move reflects increasing legitimacy given to some online institutions even by organizations previously wary of online learning.
September 14, 2009
The organization representing state technology directors has criticized the draft of the national assessment of technological literacy, which is scheduled to be administered for the first time in 2012.
March 07, 2009
Sean Cavanagh, my colleague over the Curriculum Matters blog, has this report from the National Assessment Governing Board meeting: There's a lot of debate these days about how to define "technology literacy," but in a couple years, the National Assessment of Educational Progress will take the unus...