While games and simulations have great potential to improve science education, the research needed to achieve that potential is limited, says a new report.

Panelists from the White House, Department of Education, and private sector groups talk about how the U.S. can use technology to improve schools.

The Georgia Charter School Commission approved a new K-12 virtual school and increased per-pupil funding for virtual school students on Thursday.

The Berkman Center for Internet and Society intends to construct the open, distributed network with funding from the Sloan Foundation.

The Scantron Corporation has recently scooped up the Bellevue, Wash.-based GlobalScholar, an education data management system.

About 92 percent of librarians who purchased e-books for professional purposes received funding from their schools, compared with 30 percent of teachers.

The nonprofit online safety group will team with the telecommunications company to offer its digital literacy curriculum and other online resources.

The group's new report offers a look into connectivity challenges across the country, and particularly in Colorado, Indiana, and North Carolina.

Researchers from Boise State University have released a follow-up report to the 2008 edition of "Going Virtual!," which is about the needs of online teachers.

Academic publisher Pearson this week has announced the creation of a new curricula for teaching middle schoolers math, and teaching teachers to lead online courses.

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