This week’s round-up of top edtech stories is rich with announcements regarding new tools for schools to explore this spring or summer and to put to work in the fall. We’re excited to see several examples that rest firmly in the “wow, it’s cool to be a learner in 2016” category! Check out other items in the list that acknowledge that the tools are just one part of the equation.

Blended Schools & Tools

1. Google Eyes the Edtech Prize

2. Deeper Learning Dive

3. Machine Learning Contest

4. Alternative Higher Ed Guidebook

5. College and Career Readiness

Dollars & Deals

6. Kicking Up Funding

Stem Gems

7. Kid Power

Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning

8. Competency Based Credentials

Policy Pieces

9. Promising Personalized Learning Policies

The Big “D”

10. Two Education Data Announcements:

Bonus

Our friends at VIF International Education shared a big announcement, too:

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