May 31, 2016
Each year the United States spends about $7 billion on textbooks, but many students are still using books that are seven to 10 years out of date, according to the Federal Communications Commission.
December 1, 2010
This 2010 report from the Foundation for Excellence in Education has become a central guidebook for policymakers seeking to establish smart digital learning policies.
December 1, 2010
On December 1, 2010, Jeb Bush and Bob Wise unveiled the 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning - the roadmap for local, state and federal officials to integrate digital learning into education.
September 23, 2010
Building on increasing interest in Web-based learning around the nation, former governors Jeb Bush (R-FL) and Bob Wise (D-W.VA) have formed an organization devoted to encouraging school districts to let more children use online education options.
April 11, 2012
Harnessing modern technology to tailor education personally and make it efficient is new and greatly unsettled territory. States, schools, entrepreneurs, and families are testing variations on many programs to see what works for them.
July 18, 2011
Digital learning “unbundles” education so it can be customized for individual students, writes Frederick Hess for a Thomas B. Fordham Institute working paper.
April 14, 2011
Government budget shortfalls and the proven success of digital learning are causing many states and school districts to consider using new technology to make K-12 education more efficient.
August 1, 2011
Online education providers are embracing Utah’s cutting-edge digital learning law, but they’re struggling for guidance as high school students enrolled in brick-and-mortar schools sign up for virtual courses this fall.Gov.
December 1, 2011
The policy area most in need of reform if digital learning is to succeed is funding, writes Paul Hill for the Fordham Institute. “Our system doesn’t fund schools, and certainly doesn’t fund students,” he says.
February 21, 2012
Approximately 59,000 American Indian students live in Arizona --approximately 5 percent of total student enrollment.