For education reformers, this is the best of times. New technologies offer hope to many kids who just don't fit in traditional public schools, and improvement to many others who do.
Selling out, cashing in and calling it a day seems to be many startup founders' dream these days. And in a shaky market, who can really blame them?
Today is World Teachers’ Day, and Microsoft is recognizing 82 schools, including Highland Tech High in Alaska, from around the world for their efforts to better educate children.
As U.S. educators and policymakers seek ways to boost student achievement, perhaps it’s time to consider a new model, harnessing the power and popularity of technology.