Today's Newsletter: All about AltSchool

The Tech&Learning newsfeeds are inundated this morning with items about what looks to be the next edtech poster child of 2015. This in depth Wired profile of San Francisco’s AltSchool sports all the futurific feels of Silicon Valley along with a healthy dose of education reform lingo. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal blog takes a more mercenary angle as it breaks down the $75 million in investment the company recently received. Fast Company asks the interesting question of whether the company is re-inventing private or public schools. Started in hipster-central San Francisco, the company has plans to expand the burgeoning edtech empire to Brooklyn. Maybe I can blame my cynicism on Monday morning, but the more breathless the accounts get the more skeptical I become. —Kevin Hogan, Content Director