As Pokémon Go Becomes a Sensation, Ed. Experts Weigh Pros and Cons

Proponents point to increased attention to cultural landmarks and opportunities to weave math and reading into the game, but skeptics raise concerns about data privacy and pricing. (December 0, )

K12 Reaches Settlement With Calif. AG, but Acrimony Remains

The office of Attorney General Kamala Harris says K12 will pay a settlement of $8.5 million related to a complaint about false claims and advertising by the for-profit online school. (December 0, )

Baltimore Maker Education Goes Mobile in Open Works Van

A 34,000-square-foot facility and its mobile van will provide maker education opportunities for students in the region this coming fall. (December 0, )

Kentucky Districts Attract Homeschool Students With Online Courses

By enrolling home-schooled students in online courses, Kentucky districts hope to increase their per-pupil funding from the state. (September 17, 2015)

Nevada to Recoup $1.8M From Common-Core Group Over Testing Mishaps

Nevada officials announced that the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium will provide $1.8 million in credits as a result of delays and login problems that riddled the exam last year. (September 17, 2015)

Ed-Tech Software Group Objects to Messages in Feds’ #GoOpen Campaign

A leading organization representing the ed-tech industry says the U.S. Department of Education’s #GoOpen campaign is misleading K-12 officials, but the agency says it is simply trying to inform educators about how to select and use open educational resources. (December 0, )

Forbes: Top 5 Children’s Authors Took in $73.6M Last Year

Can you guess the top 5 authors on the list? Here are a few hints: diaries of a wimpy kid and dorks, green eggs and ham, and wizards. (December 0, )

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Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

(March 10, 2014)

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At the Education Business Forum, executives learned how the booming use of technology in schools around the world could open doors and stir competition. (12/11 03:05 pm)
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