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Autism Expressed Founder Michele McKeone conducts a training session last month at a school for students and adults with disabilities in Haddonfield, N.J.
—Aaron P. Bernstein for Education Week

Ed. Startups Navigate Hard Market Realities

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)

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09/18 10:29 am | Schools' Activities to Raise Money With Businesses Don't Pay, Researchers Say | A researcher says it doesn't really pay for districts to get into the business of selling advertising or granting exclusive vending agreements.

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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
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

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