What's Arne Duncan's Legacy on Ed-Tech?

Critics fault Arne Duncan for not sustaining the Enhancing Education Through Technology program, but others credit him for promoting open ed. resources and private developers' interest in the school market.

New Guidance on 'Screen Time' Coming From Pediatrics' Group

The American Academy of Pediatrics to date has recommended that young children watch no more than a couple hours of television per day.

Ed-Tech Lawsuit Over Access Settled in Seattle, in Potential Landmark Accord

Seattle has agreed to take steps to make ed-tech accessible to blind students, faculty, and parents, in a settlement that advocates see as having far-reaching implications.

Amplify Sold Off to Group of Its Executives, Including Joel Klein

The digital provider Amplify, which despite big promises failed to gain market traction, has been sold to a team of its executives, backed by private investors.

Microsoft Takes Heat Over Data Privacy for Windows 10 System

Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 10, which is being marketed to K-12 districts, is drawing heavy criticism for allowing various forms of data-collection on its users.

Wyoming to Consider Privacy Protections for Students' Social Media Accounts

A bill that would protect K-12 students from sharing their social media accounts with school officials made it through a special task force in Wyoming's legislature.

Teach to One, Ed Tech Instruction Model, Grows to 28 Schools Nationwide

The personalized math learning model, which grew out of the NYC pilot program School of One, has expanded nationally to reach over 10,000 students in eight states and DC.

L.A. Mulls Proposed Settlement With Apple, Lenovo Over Troubled Tech Project

Superintendent Ramon Cortines said the settlement funds give the district an "exciting opportunity" to invest in schools that have little technology.

Tablet, Smartphone Use in K-12 Rises, and Learning Apps Have Big Presence

A national poll released by Pearson finds that 78 percent of elementary students regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago.

Fla. Closes Probe Into Attacks on State Testing Without Suspects, or Leads

Florida law enforcement officials end their investigation into cyberattacks that disrupted statewide testing earlier this year.

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