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Backing Up to Get a Wider View of EdTech Funding for Your School

How a total cost of ownership approach to edtech can affordably power learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Charles Duarte Digital learning, though still in its youth, has been shown to enable students to learn more quickly and adeptly, while improving … Continue reading

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Trends | Owl Swoops in with $185M

More big news for edtech: Owl Ventures has $185 Million in fresh capital for edtech startups. Owl Ventures debuted its second venture capital fund dedicated entirely to education technology startups. While this is the largest U.S. fund devoted to edtech, many … Continue reading

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Where’s My Billion Dollars?

Watch out, Hal Friedlander is bringing transparency to the edtech procurement process. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero What better credentials than having been CIO of New York City schools, America’s largest school district with over 1 million students, 100,000 employees, … Continue reading

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Digital Classrooms 2017

Four K-12 trends and the technology strategies to harness their potential. GUEST COLUMN | by Dan Rivera During the past year we witnessed mobile-first digital learning move from experimental to mainstream as the convergence of technology infrastructure, digital curriculums, educator … Continue reading

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To 2017 and Beyond!

A pragmatic approach to predicting our edtech future. GUEST COLUMN | by Doug Mesecar Crystal ball predictions about the upcoming year in education are often compelling cases for bold, lofty ideas, but rarely fully consider public policy or government funding … Continue reading

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Trends | Reimagining Higher Education

The year is drawing to a close, but not without a large burst of innovation opening up. A distinguished list of innovators and leaders re-imagining education feel that current pedagogical approaches are insufficient for preparing billions of students seeking higher education … Continue reading

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Changes and Challenges

A view from within the edtech industry. GUEST COLUMN | by Orly Fuhrman The Internet is a digital playground for education and learning. Over the last few years, we’ve seen edtech startups climb the ladder of the venture capitalist portfolio … Continue reading

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Trends | EdTech Bubbles

Looking for an edtech bubble? Here are plenty of them. As venture capitalists continue to pour the big bucks into edtech, reporter Dan Abendschein shares an interactive graph with New Schools Venture Fund data. Each bubble represents one of over a … Continue reading

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A Critical Facet

E-rate funding for web hosting connects parents to district and student success. GUEST COLUMN | by Edward S. Marflak  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently working to develop new regulations to modernize the E-rate funding program for K-12 districts. One of … Continue reading

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Balancing Act

New edtech funding solution protects local taxpayers. GUEST COLUMN | by Dale Scott Leaders of school districts and community college districts too often find themselves squeezed between two conflicting responsibilities, especially when it comes to technology. On one hand, they … Continue reading

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Trends | EdTech Pulls in $1.37 Billion in Venture Capital

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