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  • Anticipating a Blended Classroom Boom Led by Education Startups

    Anticipating a Blended Classroom Boom Led by Education Startups

    As kids head back to school this month and next, some will find a rather new arrangement greeting them: blended classrooms. These don't feel like the ways that many of us attended class, with a single teacher lecturing at students from front and center ("Bueller?"). As it's difficult--if not impossible--for cash-strapped schools to develop their own original learning products in house, startups… Read More

  • Andreessen-Backed LearnSprout Wants To Help Developers Unlock Educational Data

    Andreessen-Backed LearnSprout Wants To Help Developers Unlock Educational Data

    APIs are marching into education, and it's about time. Education is rife with legacy infrastructure, with one of the primary offenders being Student Information Systems (SIS). Schools use these systems to store huge amounts of sensitive student information (class lists, attendance, grades and allergies, etc.), but they differ widely from school to school, which, among other things, forces… Read More