Education, ICT 2014

iZone (USA)

New York City, USA


Department of Education of New York City


Educational technology

The Innovation Zone (iZone) is an educational reform programme of New York City's Department of Education for the integration of technology into schools.

What was tested

Educational Technology

Testbed purpose

Providing educators with the information they need to make decisions about using EdTech. Its Short-Cycle Evaluation Challenge aims to evaluate who EdTech products work for, when, and under which circumstances.


School environment

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Make public services better and more efficient

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