Philadelphia's mayor and superintendent announced a "kid-safe gaming event" aimed at raising funds for teacher-led classroom technology projects.
Democratic lawmakers on a U.S. Senate committee probed Republican FCC nominees' positions on the E-rate program and net neutrality.
The National Education Association approved a $31,000 review of often-criticized online programs that give students a second chance to complete coursework.
For school leaders, sexting means worries about cellphone searches, bullying prevention, child pornography laws, and difficult conversations with students and parents.
Personalized learning is hard to implement and scale, the RAND Corp. found. But there are promising signs on student achievement, at least in some schools.
What was popular at ISTE? A U.K. company analyzed thousands of tweets to see who was doing most of the sharing, and on what subjects.
The free, three-week summer program is designed to introduce girls to computer science and encourage them to pursue careers in tech fields.
Schools should automatically delete a wide range of "superfluous" student information at the end of each school year, says digital-privacy lawyer Bradley Shear.
If confirmed by the Senate, Republican Brendan Carr and Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel would bring the Federal Communications Commission back to full strength.
A $500,000 grant program from the American Library Association and Google will fund computer science programming in school and public libraries.