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.
The National Association of State Boards of Education offers recommendations on how schools can do more to use technology to improve learning.
The conference speakers shared ways to bring groups together to improve K-12 education.
Speakers at the Big Ideas Fest in California talked about using the passion of students to address education's greatest challenges.
A group of 34 local organizations in Chicago have banded together to extend after-school learning opportunities for students there.
Despite the growing popularity of smartphones among middle school students, survey results suggest there are limited opportunities to use the devices in classrooms.
A federally funded research project will attempt to build students' skill with fractions through an mobile application that allows them to manipulate information on screen, a test of a scientific theory of how people learn.
Data on graduation rates, postsecondary success, and the efficacy of teacher preparation programs are three important areas affected by the lack of collaboration.
Unlike massive open online courses, these virtual college courses plan to feature smaller groups of students and transferable college credit.
Thousands of Michigan students participated in a pilot program that administered an online version of the social studies portion of the state's standardized test.