Just 45% of U.S. High Schools Offer Computer Science Education, While Gender and Racial Achievement Gaps Persist

Calls to address skills gaps in the tech industry still populate media coverage. But only 45% of U.S. high schools currently offer computer science classes. […]

Sandy Hook Promise Launches New Online Course with Disney to Fight Social Isolation at School

After a summer that saw a high volume of mass-shootings, school is back in session. While many stakeholders are on edge and working to beef […]

Capital Expenditures on Tech and Improvements at Schools Remain 31% Below Pre-Recession: Analysis

Capital expenditures—the funds made available to K-12 schools to improve facilities, boost their IT network, and install new technology to improve education in the classroom—took […]

3 Misconceptions about Dual Enrollment Programs

School started (or starts) this month for students around the U.S. As the cost of college continues to grow, forward-thinking high schoolers have a unique […]

Merriam-Webster Launches Puku, an Adaptive Vocabulary Training App

The publisher Merriam-Webster announced on August 20 that it had developed a title that one won’t be able to find in the reference section. Puku […]

Researchers Were Able to Improve 9th Graders’ GPAs with a 50-Minute Online Course on Growth Mindset

Education researchers, by definition, tend to spend their time trying to figure out how to get students to learn more effectively, demonstrate better academic outcomes, […]

Homeschooling and Its Online Learning Market Are Fast-Growing, but Hardly Understood

Stanly County Schools, a district roughly an hour outside of Charlotte, N.C., is in a unique situation. According to the Stanly News & Press, overall […]

The Portfolio School Will Build a Project-Based Learning Platform with Support from J.W. Couch

The Portfolio School on July 29 announced they had entered into partnership with JW Couch to develop an online platform dedicated to helping schools and […]

Edmentum Acquires Calvert Education Services to Grow Reach and Blended Learning Curriculum

Edmentum, stewards of the PLATO Courseware and other online learning solutions, announced on July 30 that they had finalized a deal to acquire Calvert Learning […]

Researchers Found Positive Effects from a Personalized Virtual Reading Coach. But Teachers Don’t Want to Use It.

As more and more adaptive personalized learning solutions enter the market, educators and schools are increasingly looking to use them to augment their instruction. The […]

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Education Solutions Services Acquires Proximity Learning to Include Remote Teacher Staffing Options

Education Solutions Services (ESS) announced on July 9th that it had reached a deal to acquire Proximity Learning, an Austin-based K-12 company that helps fill […]

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