States Forging Ahead on Educational Data Systems, Report Finds

States have established data systems collecting student education data, but now need to find ways to use that information effectively, a new report finds.


'Hour of Code' Kicked Off By Elsa and Anna (Yes, the 'Frozen' Princesses)

Code.org has tapped the popular Disney characters for a new tutorial as part of its campaign to promote computer science education.


White House Summit Unveils Ed-Tech Resources for K-12 Schools

President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with more than 100 school superintendents to talk about how to improve the use of educational technology.


E-Rate Funding Would Get Major Boost Under FCC Chair's Plan

The overall funding cap for the E-rate would rise from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion a year, under a plan put forward by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.


Obama to Host Ed-Tech Summit for Superintendents

The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."


Teachers (Still) Behaving Badly on Social Media Sites: #TBT

Even as social media sites like Twitter have become valuable tools for educators, instances of teacher misbehavior similar to those chronicled by Ed Week in 2008 have continued.


Teachers' Knowledge of Technology Undersold, Study Says

A recent study challenges the notion that poor integration of technology in classrooms stems from teachers' inexperience with technology outside of classrooms.


Blended Learning Requires New Human-Resources Strategies, Group Contends

New roles for teachers in blended classrooms should mean new recruitment, evaluation, and retention strategies by districts, says a new report from TNTP.


New York Times Offers Digital Subscription to Schools

Schools can now access NYTimes.com and the paper's online archives through a new network-wide subscription service beginning at $780 annually.


Chromebooks Versus Tablets in Schools? #TBT, and a Look Ahead.

One year ago, the iPad was dominant. Next week, Education Week takes a look at the rapid ascendance of the Chromebook.


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