What Tech Entrepreneurs Want from Obama

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Yesterday we recapped Obama’s views on education, looking back at some of his speeches on the campaign trail. Today, we’re taking a look at what tech entrepreneurs want from Obama over the next four years. Michael Copeland from Wired posted Continue reading

Obama for Four More Years: A Look at His Views on Education

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President Obama was re-elected and will return to the White House for another four years. For our tech-savvy readers who may be wondering what this means for entrepreneurs and the edtech industry, here’s a look back at Obama’s views expressed Continue reading

Romney’s and Obama’s Speeches at Education Nation

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We filled you in earlier about all the goings on today at NBC’s Education Nation. The Summit began on Sunday and concluded today. If education is an important topic and you’re still on the fence about who to vote for Continue reading

Education in Obama’s Convention Speech

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Last night, President Obama delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention. He covered the economy and jobs, energy, debt, medicare, taxes and foreign policy. ┬áHere’s what he said on education: You can choose a future where more Americans have Continue reading

Going Digital: Say Goodbye to Print Textbooks

iPads in the classroom: "Max Mashal, a sixth grader, used his iPad at Pinnacle Peak Elementary School in Scottsdale, Ariz." Credit: Joshua Lott for the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/education/05tablets.html?_r=1

Today CNN covered how the Obama administration is calling for schools across the country to adopt e-readers. The vision is that devices like iPads, Kindles, and Nooks will replace textbooks. The article notes that currently our country spends $7 billion Continue reading