Funding Galore for Publishers, District Data Platforms and More: Today’s Edtech News

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Welcome to your Wednesday edition of our daily news roundup! Each day on Technapex, we’ll be assembling and posting the top edtech news of the week to keep you in the loop of all things education and technology related. Have Continue reading

Another Batch of Startups to Watch: Pearson Edtech Accelerator Announces First Class

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New classes of edtech accelerators galore this month! Hot on the heels of Kaplan’s and LearnLaunchX’s announcements,  Pearson Catalyst for Education last night announced their inaugural class of startups who will be participating in their program. Because Pearson is a Continue reading

News and Highlights from ISTE 2013

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ISTE is upon us once again! Educators and edtechies alike are gathering this week in San Antonio, Texas for the annual International Society for Technology in Education conference, one of the largest edtech conferences in the world. This year, more Continue reading

Startups to Watch: Kaplan Edtech Accelerator Announces New Class

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Boston EdTech Accelerator LearnLaunchX Announces Its First Cohort

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Yesterday LearnLaunchX, the Boston-based edtech accelerator founded in February, announced the first class of startups that will participate in their three-month program. LearnLaunchX was the first education-focused accelerator coming out of Boston and the East Coast as a whole (followed Continue reading

Much-Amended Online Education Bill Passes in California Senate: This Is Not a Bad Thing

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Last week, the hotly debated online education bill introduced in February by Senator Darrell Steinberg passed unanimously by California state senators. The bill establishes the California Virtual Campus grant, which will provide funding to faculty willing to create and offer Continue reading

NYC Schools Gap App Challenge Winners Announced

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Today, New York City’s Department of Education announced the winners of their Gap App Challenge, an initiative created to encourage New York’s tech community to develop innovative apps and games that specifically help improve middle school student math outcomes, or Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

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Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex Khan Academy to Focus on Common Core Math with Private Grant @KhanAcademy receives $2.2M private grant to align Continue reading

OpenStax Is Making Quality Textbooks for Students, and They’re Not Charging a Cent

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In the textbook publishing world, the adoption cycle works as follows: big textbook companies try to convince professors to adopt their textbooks for the courses they teach. Once adopted, students must purchase said textbooks, which cost, on average, around $175. Continue reading

Kickboard Founder and CEO Shares Insights on New Orleans’ Emerging Edtech Scene

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Kickboard is a web-based school analytics platform that allows educators to gather insights based on student performance data, and to date they have raised $2.8 million in funding. The startup is based in New Orleans, a city with a budding Continue reading