The lawsuit charges that the middle school student's constitutional protection against unnecessary search and seizure and his free speech rights were violated.
The research on the efficacy of online learning is growing as the medium becomes increasingly popular among students seeking academic enrichment or credit recovery.
The Digital Education blog recognizes some noteworthy posts from Twitter in this inaugural Retweet Tuesday feature.
Curriki has pulled together information and resources designed to help schools, districts, and states get prepared for flu-related school closures by having online learning plans in place.
After hearing teachers' complaints, the CPS board has decided to re-evaluate and tweak the new policies regarding the use of social media, although details surrounding which policies might be changed and how are still under wraps.
Apparently Chicago Public Schools has approved a new e-mail policy that prohibits teachers from contacting students through cellphones, non-CPS e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, or blogs and Web sites created off the CPS network.
What's a good way to encourage ed-tech in schools and reform the way students think about education? Make tech nerdiness cool, says this Wired magazine article.
Catch up on ed-tech news and trends with collections of articles from Education Week and Digital Directions, available for download.
The Boy Scouts of America, which is approaching 100 years old, is turning to technology to get hip.
A student reporter from Florida lands an interview at the White House with President Barack Obama after months of coverage for his school news program.