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September 15, 2009

Best of Industry Web Award

The Web Marketing Association is proud to present this 2009 Web-Award For Outstanding Achievement in Web Development to Education.com

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December 30, 2008

This Week in America radio show

“Education.com’s Kat Eden was recently a guest on Ric Bratton’s This Week in America radio show. In the three part series, Kat shares 10 tips parents should consider during the first months of school to help their kids make the most of a new school year.”

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February 20, 2008

Grading Neighborhood Schools

Education.com’s SchoolFinder feature is starting with roughly 47,000 schools in 10 states: California, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, New Jersey and Georgia. In about two months, the site hopes to have data for all states, totaling about 60,000 public and charter schools. I was granted early access to SchoolFinder, but only Michigan was totally finished during my testing. Read full story on The Wall Street Journal.

February 07, 2008

Demo08: Sipping from the Pitchstream, Morning of Day 1

Education.com, “the WebMD of education,” according to the company. Its new SchoolFinder is a service designed to help parents find public, private and charter schools. Read full story on Conferenza.

February 01, 2008

My List of Great Demo 2008 Companies Continues to Grow

First up is Education.com’s School Finder. A product I wish I had access to in 2002 when my beautiful daughter, the lovely Miss Amanda, was getting ready to go away to college. School Finder is a parent’s dream: it lets you match your kids’ needs to college offerings and the local environment. When School Finder goes live in about two months, it will have information on about 100,000 public and private schools. Read full story on ForbesOnTech .

February 01, 2008

Every Demo 08 startup ranked from 1 to 72

Education.com — The hits keep coming in vertical search. Read full story on TheDeal.com.

January 31, 2008

Takahashi: Picking the winners at the DEMO conference

Education.com stood out as the only education-oriented company in the field of 77 presenters at the conference in Palm Desert. There is no Google or Microsoft in this field, and that’s the way the VCs like it.

This Redwood City company stands out to me as one of the winners of the show. By mid-February, Education.com plans to launch an application for parents dubbed School Finder (www.schoolfinder.education.com). It gives detailed information on about 100,000 public, private and charter schools. That will make it easy for parents to compare schools and choose the best for their children. Read full story on MercuryNews.com.

January 31, 2008

Demo08 Wrap-Up: My Ten Favorite Products

Education.com looks like it has a lot of information of interest to parents of school age children. Its new SchoolFinder feature isn’t out yet, but it’s a site I think a lot of people may like. Read full story on PCMAG.COM.

January 30, 2008

DEMO 08 showcases power of the individual

While I still have some time to start looking for schools for my kids (some would say I’m already behind), at least I’ll have Education.com’s new SchoolFinder Web site and service. The new application lets parents look for and evaluate schools (elementary through high school) to find "the best fit for their kids." The site aims to have a nationwide database (100,000 public, private and charter schools) combined with community reviews and advanced search features, giving parents the tools to select a school that’s most appropriate for their children. A cool feature includes maps and demographic information that let parents see the boundaries of school districts for those considering moving to a new area. The Web site is expected to launch next month. Read full story on Network World.

January 29, 2008

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

Education.com — SchoolFinder is a site to help parents find new schools when they are moving to a new area. SchoolFinder also has lots of educational content and lesson plans focused on the exact age of your child. Read full story on Microsft Startup Zone.