A Tennessee district's concerns about the costs associated with adopting technology for the common-core tests underscore broader uncertainties about those exams' pricetag.
A complaint filed with the FTC by the Center for Digital Democracy says SpongeBob Diner Dash collects children's personal information without parental consent.
The U.S. Department of State has developed an online game, Trace Effects, designed to help students abroad learn English and understand American culture.
The Federal Trade Commission reveals the extent to which apps allow students to connect to social media, often without parents' knowledge.
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.