News Update
What You Need to Know Now 1/24/2017

News + FETC 2017 Conference Coverage

  • Startups Take Center Stage at FETC

    The 37th Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), Jan. 24-27, will feature 19 startup companies in its FETC Startup Pavilion, located in the Orange County Convention Center's exposition hall.

  • JP Morgan Chase Awards $20 Million to 10 States to Build Career and Tech Education Systems

    Banking behemoth JP Morgan Chase & Co. has awarded $20 million in grants to 10 states to build comprehensive career and technical education (CTE) systems in collaboration with industries in their states.

  • Report: Need for Federal Investments in Early Learning Increasing

    While many have argued that the federal government sponsors too many childhood and early learning programs, a recent analysis of federal programs by the Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) indicates otherwise. The new report says investments in early learning are not meeting the needs of families across the nation, and many eligible families are not receiving services.

  • Vote on Education Secretary Delayed Until Next Tuesday

    A vote on Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's nominee for Department of Education (ED) secretary, has been delayed a week so that senators can review her investments and government ethics paperwork. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) will now vote at 10 a.m. Jan. 31, rather than tomorrow, Jan. 24.


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