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Betty Hsu and Ivan Chang are the co-founders of Professor Word, a Philadelphia-based startup that has developed a tool to help students learn word definitions as they read online.
—Charles Mostoller for Education Week

Startup Founders Apply Education Experience

Former educators with technology interests are increasingly making their way from classrooms into the startup world as they try to use their school expertise to create ed-tech products. (September 16, 2014)

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11/28 12:00 pm | Pearson's Work on PARCC Common-Core Field Tests Scrutinized in Survey | A review of field testing for the PARCC tests found that many school officials had frustrations student with the student- registration process and test-administration manuals.

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Operating within the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education, the Small Business Innovation Research program has backed the development of dozens of ed-tech companies.
October 28, 2014 - Education Week
Refocusing rigid teacher-evaluation systems is just one way to build capacity for teacher leadership, Barnett Berry says.
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
Former educators with technology interests are increasingly making their way from classrooms into the startup world as they try to use their school expertise to create ed-tech products.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
Developers hoping to transform digital learning games from lightweight classroom fun to serious instructional tools could soon have access to new technologies to help make that happen.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
Principals are applying concepts familiar in business circles—such as marketing, branding, and coordinated public outreach through social media—to manage their schools.
July 31, 2014 - Education Week
The CEO of Discovery Education says the best digital learning efforts are driven by school leaders who have the courage and conviction to try new educational approaches.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
Common-core standards and assessments and healthier local and state budgets are fueling spending by K-12 schools in the multibillion-dollar market for educational technology.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
Educational technology has become a hot area for investors, but some worry that could signal a bubble about to burst, leaving students and teachers in the lurch.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
Online instructional content remains the largest slice of the growing educational technology market, even in a challenging economic climate for K-12 school districts.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
The Baltimore and Boston initiatives come amid an influx of money into the ed-tech sector for the development of digital curricula, assessment products, and other offerings.
May 20, 2014 - Education Week

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