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Tony Sinanis, the principal at Cantiague Elementary School in Jericho, N.Y., is a strong believer in administrators marketing the identities of their schools. He's asked students to help him tell his school's story through social media and other platforms.
—David Handschuh for Education Week

Principals Test Entrepreneurial Ideas in K-12

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)

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10/30 10:07 am | Teachers Outpace Publishers as Key Source of Common Core Materials | A new study of districts' common core implementation finds that instructional materials purchased from businesses are less likely to be used in classrooms than ...

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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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