Federal & National Policy

EdTech

EdTech 10: SOTU and Beyond

With the spotlight on Tuesday’s pomp and ceremony in the House Chamber, there was also big developments from mobile learning apps to blended partnerships, LX advancements to opportunities for parents.

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State of the Union 2015 in Edu

With the attention of the nation and under the eye of a very divided House Chamber, political pageantry took center stage in Obama’s seventh State of the Union Address and when it came to education, the focus was on higher education and community college.

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How Entrepreneurship Can Save the American Dream

Can startups save the American Dream? This is the driving question and title of a report that makes the case that they can. The report shares a five action and impact focused ideas to improve the middle class through policy involving the entrepreneurial community.

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10 Lessons from the National Summit on EdReform

Lessons we learned at the National Summit on EdReform in Washington D.C., that you should know too.

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Smart List: 45 Advocacy Orgs Making a Difference

Today we are recognizing 45 policy and advocacy organizations. These groups put students first, set the path, and lead the conversation.

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MIND Research Institute

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

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A New Start on Accountability

Building off the new blog series, #TheNewAccountability, how student-centered learning, meaningful data, and innovation zones can improve school accountability systems.

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Happy 80th Anniversary Communications Act: Time for a Rewrite

The Communications Act of 1934 still governs telecommunications in America and while updated periodically, it has not been modernized in 18 years. From phones to television to technology that hadn't previously existed, a lot has changed but dated regulations continue to view the communications sector in silos for disti...

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