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Smart Cities: Phoenix

Openness to new ideas, smart impact investors, new school models, strong university presence, and a few high capacity districts suggests that Phoenix may be on the rise

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Sales 101 for Edtech Entrepreneurs

By: Eileen Rudden and Marissa Lowman. This week, LearnLaunch began a series of four classes on sales for edtech entrepreneurs. LearnLaunch, Boston’s EdTech community, campus, and accelerator, brings together over 240 edtech startups to participate in events, peer learning groups, and conferences.

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EdTech

Smart Cities: New Orleans

Events like Mini Maker Faire prove that the future of school in New Orleans is a community effort - an effort by an entire city to invest in creativity, entrepreneurship, job creation in entire new industries, and the future of an entire city

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EdTech

How Government Helps and Harms Entrepreneurs

Thirty years ago there were a couple dozen incubators, now there are a couple thousand; there's even an association. A dated survey suggests about one-third of business incubation programs are sponsored by economic development organizations, one fifth by cities or counties, another fifth by higher education.

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DIY, Incubate or Accelerate?

Incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces are popping up around the country--how are the different? Is one of them right for your startup?

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K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

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EdTech

EdTech 10: No Joke

We think EdTech (and, more broadly, innovations in learning) is one of the four great change forces of our time--no joke (not even this week). But brace yourself, we are now in the long stretch to summer. To keep you energized we’ll be covering great math stories as we celebrate Math Awareness Month.

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EdTech 10: Hitting the Standards

But for dubious reasons some states are ignoring the opportunity and stepping off the innovation platform--it’s a bit like going back to Blackberry. For those of you in fast forward, here’s the top ten EdTech stories of the week.

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