Western IT education is broken. One 16-year-old British high-school student is taking on the UK government at its own game -- one it should be winning.
The companies are providing education tools, devices, and wireless service as part of President Obama's ConnectEd initiative.
They're called Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) and many are taught by top professors at the best colleges in the world. Molly Wood looks at how education is getting re-imagined online.
The organization, EducationSuperHighway, steers schools toward speedier, more secure broadband connections.
Amazon continues to make a push into education tech, an area Apple's been trying to conquer as well.
Sites about relationships, rape and sexual abuse are being blocked automatically, a study has found, while hardcore porn is readily accessible.
The company has partnered with the likes of Google and Autodesk to try to create more opportunities in tech for students.
The Microsoft chairman and longtime donor to educational causes partners with Common Sense Media to launch a Web site that offers free apps, games, and curricula to teachers.
Will Google find success in the educational field where Apple, apparently, has not? Here's Google's gambit.
Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.