Quick Look: DOE Launches Learning Registry; Microsoft Takes Over TEACH.GOV

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Two big announcements from the Department of Education 1) A new open-source site for “existing educational portals and online systems to publish, consume and share important information about learning resources with each other and the public” — meaning parents and teachers. 2) The DOE is handing over control of its TEACH campaign—including website teach.gov—to Microsoft. Read more on Edweek.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has had ed-tech in his crosshairs this week, joining White House Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra to launch one long-awaited digital initiative Monday before handing over another to private partners Microsoft Tuesday.

Read more at: blogs.edweek.org

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