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DreamBox Learning secures 30M investment — and Arne Duncan

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The Rise Fund will take a majority stake in DreamBox, and former Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join its board of directors.

New education secretary should expand personalized learning initiatives: experts

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Acting Education Secretary John King, former education commissioner for New York, is known for benefiting from innovative programs that his predecessor started.

Congress to debate No Child Left Behind reauthorization

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The Senate will take up an overhaul of the education legislation, which hasn't been updated since 2007, debating measures on innovative testing and privacy.

Education officials unveil edtech manual for developers, teachers

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The first official edtech guide draws on recommendations from an array of developers, educators and researchers on the best digital tools to build upon in the market.

Duncan touts tech training fund, edtech in budget hearing

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The Education Department's 2016 budget request includes a competitive grant fund for technical training and a free tuition plan for community college students.

Wisconsin senator introduces bill to boost technology in schools

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The legislation, dubbed Enhancing Education Through Technology Education, would allow teachers and district leaders to upgrade their curricula with a heavier emphasis on technology.

Education secretary promotes innovative apps at D.C. school

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Arne Duncan recognized Cardozo Education Campus, which despite having low achievement rates, won a state app-building challenge.

Focus on early education, STEM programs in Obama's budget

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Obama proposed 50 million grants for states to expand their universal pre-kindergarten programs, and another 25 million for schools to incorporate more STEM programs.