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StudyBlue raises $9M to equip students with digital backpacks

By next year, all Estonian schools will be able to offer programming classes

thenextweb.com
The Tiger Leap Foundation in Estonia has launched a program called “ProgeTiiger.” That probably doesn’t mean much to you, but it should: it’s a project which allows Estonian students from grades 1 to 12 to learn computer programming at school. Here is a rough translation of how Ave Lauringson, Training...
By next year, all Estonian schools will be able to offer programming classes

Anti-Jihadist Trolls Wage War on Terrorist Message Boards

betabeat.com
(Photo: Wikipedia) Terrorists: they’re just like us! They use message boards to communicate and organize. Before, these message board were largely free of “first!!!1″ and painstakingly detailed ASCII art, but perhaps no more. Now, participants in the “Viral Peace” U.S. government program are prepared to fight for freedom the American...
Anti-Jihadist Trolls Wage War on Terrorist Message Boards

Textbook replacement service Boundless raises $8M

venturebeat.com
Boundless, a service that curates free online content for college students, announced today it has raised $8 million in funding. The service works with Open Educational Resources (OER) to make free content available to students. Instead of offering textbooks, the company wants to make them obsolete by offering study guides...
Textbook replacement service Boundless raises $8M

2.5M Users Strong, StudyBlue Grabs $9M To Help Students Study On The Go

techcrunch.com
Today, Wisconsin-based startup, StudyBlue, announced that it has raised $9 million in series A-1 funding led by Great Oaks Venture Capital. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) also contributed to the investment, which will allow the startup to continue building on its strong, recent growth. StudyBlue, which allow students to...
2.5M Users Strong, StudyBlue Grabs $9M To Help Students Study On The Go

Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are announcing a new partnership to develop and sell educational ebooks on the Nook e-reader. Microsoft is investing $300 million in the subsidiary, while B&N will own the remaining 82 percent of it. (The new operation is being provisionally called "Newco," though the official release...
Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks
Education and mobile startup StudyBlue raises $9m so its 2.5m users can create their flash cards
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