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Brad Jefferson, the CEO of Animoto, a cloud-based video-creation service that works free of charge with schools, poses in the company’s San Francisco offices.
—Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

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Companies and K-12 schools are struggling to plot their way out of what has become an emotionally charged and polarized atmosphere around data privacy. (April 14, 2014)

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Most states have made incremental progress in enrolling more 3- and 4-year-olds in preschool education programs, but wide racial and socioeconomic gaps remain, according to the latest Kids Count analysis by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation.
July 23, 2014 - Education Week
By backing research and speaking out on the topic, the technology giant is encouraging school officials across the country to demand strong student-data privacy.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
A new survey conducted by Gallup in partnership with Education Week probes the views of superintendents on the common core, teacher recruitment and evaluation, and district finances, among other topics.
July 1, 2014 - Education Week
The situation is raising a tangled web of questions about state educational databases, federal student-privacy laws, and common-core standards.
June 10, 2014 - Education Week
School superintendents give diverging views on the common core, teacher evaluations, and educational technology in the latest of a series of polls.
June 10, 2014 - Education Week
The "return on education" investment concept moves toward center stage as measuring the impact of ed-tech products and services becomes more sophisticated.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
The Renaissance Learning CEO says that educators are becoming "data-fluent," helping them understand how to tailor learning more effectively for students
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
H. Richard Milner's search for a high-quality, diverse preschool for his daughters revealed early-education inequities.
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
Making kindergarten intellectually stimulating does not preclude making it fun and play-based as well, write Daphna Bassok, Amy Claessens, and Mimi Engel.
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
By gathering data on students' online behaviors in computerized education programs, researchers are getting clues on how students engage with them.
June 2, 2014 - Education Week

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