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12/11 03:05 pm | International Ed-Tech Opportunities, Challenges Focus of Business Forum | At the Education Business Forum, executives learned how the booming use of technology in schools around the world could open doors and stir competition.

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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 6, 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 16, 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.
October 2, 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 18, 2013 – Education Week
The Incubator School marks the latest effort in the Los Angeles Unified district to spark innovation through "pilot" schools.
April 3, 2013 – Education Week
Efforts to promote an evolving area of study—entrepreneurship in education—are taking hold in graduate schools across the country.
February 27, 2013 – Education Week
New York City and Virginia initiatives aim to bridge the gap between what products and services schools need and what companies are providing.
January 30, 2013 – Education Week
Analysts and business officials wonder if the education technology market faces the risk of a crash, similar to what occurred during the dot-com bust in the 1990s.
January 16, 2013 – Education Week
While K-12 teachers often use mainstream social platforms such as Facebook, they are more likely to seek out and return to more exclusive networks that meet their professional needs.
January 9, 2013 – Education Week
Education companies market directly to teachers to influence district purchasing decisions.
December 5, 2012 – Education Week

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