Improving mobile learning and broadband capacity and preventing cyber intrusions are three top priorities for district tech leaders, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking shows.
Future Ready Schools will lead a series of eight regional professional development events to help schools grow digital personalized learning initiatives.
In Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, employers in the energy-extraction industry seek workers with "middle-level skills" in STEM fields.
The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction.
The new team will take over development of Summit Public Schools' personalized-learning software, ending the charter network's partnership with Facebook.
"Fake news" is one of many reasons why tweens, teens, and young adults mistrust news organizations, according to studies from Common Sense Media and Data & Society.
Bill Bush and Jim Siegel of the Columbus Dispatch talk about covering the accountability concerns swirling around full-time online charters in Ohio.
The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and other funders are supporting Rhode Island's efforts to define and research personalized learning in traditional public schools.
At West Virginia's Ripley High, teachers are developing media literacy skills in students who are trying to critically examine allegations about "fake news" and media bias.
Students' use of social media does not necessarily indicate a tendency toward narcissism, as it does in some adults, researchers say.