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Eric M. Schmidt, who studied education entrepreneurship at Rice University in Houston when he was a teacher, is now the school leader—essentially the principal—of a middle school in Houston.
—Michael Stravato for Education Week

Universities Create Ed. Entrepreneur Programs

Efforts to promote an evolving area of study—entrepreneurship in education—are taking hold in graduate schools across the country. (February 26, 2013)

Marketplace K-12 Blog

04/15 05:15 pm | Ed-Tech Business Plans Compete for Prizes, Opportunity | Twelve ed-tech business plans originating from California to Tanzania will be showcased in a competition next month.

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Following the thrill of launching new businesses, two ed-tech startups are facing the challenges of making smart decisions to attract more customers and grow revenues.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
Khan Academy's unveiling of interactive and adaptive math resources tied to the common core represents an important step for the field of "open education resources," observers say.
March 28, 2014 - Education Week
With innovations like the Gap App Challenge and the Music Education Hackathon, Steven Hodas wants to bridge "the moat" between schools and technology entrepreneurs.
March 3, 2014 - Education Week
Jessica Cuthbertson describes a week in the life of a "hybrid" teacher.
February 19, 2014 - Teacher
Like Teach For America, the fast-growing nonprofit group broadens the pipeline into education by drawing young talent from outside traditional preparation programs.
November 12, 2013 | Updated: November 15, 2013 - Education Week
In the crowded field of ed-tech startups seeking to go to scale, companies with distribution platforms and those that develop instructional materials are merging their resources.
November 5, 2013 - Education Week
Education Week is following two ed-tech companies this school year as part of a special series about the successes and failures of startups in the K-12 market.
October 15, 2013 - Education Week
The idea of a coordinated strategy to give students a choice of devices depending on the task at hand is a potentially powerful new development, experts say.
September 30, 2013 - Education Week
Companies such as Kaplan and Pearson are mentoring startups on how to refine their products and services to succeed in the K-12 marketplace.
September 17, 2013 - Education Week
The Incubator School marks the latest effort in the Los Angeles Unified district to spark innovation through "pilot" schools.
April 2, 2013 - Education Week

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