One Minnesota district has arranged to insure the Apple iPad tablet computers it gives students, while asking families to pick up part of the cost.
The program gives students a detailed view of Mars and includes presentations from scientists and engineers working on the mission.
A report by the Federal Trade Commission says many mobile devices and games today aimed at children fail to disclose to parents the personal information they are collecting.
A new report by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading questions the educational merits and evidence base for much of today's educational technology focused on early readers.
Proposed changes to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act would strengthen restrictions for how companies collect personal information about children.
Big Ideas Fest attendees developed prototypes for solving challenges in education and pitched their ideas on the last day of the conference.
The National Federation of the Blind claims Amazon's Kindle e-books are not accessible to the blind, even through devices such as iPads.
The assessment consortium has released a document outlining minimum technology requirements and guidelines for testing in 2014-15.
This morning's presenters spoke about ways to meet students where they are, rather than fit them into the structure of a traditional classroom.
The penalty for harassing teachers is now a $1,000 fine or 60 days in jail, a move that has prompted backlash by civil rights groups.