There's quite a bit of news buzz in the ed-tech world lately, with a steady stream of Associated Press stories about technology use in schools.

The National Educational Technology Plan, released today by the U.S. Department of Education, outlines the steps schools should take to use technology for improving learning.

The National Ed-Tech Plan, the federal government's blueprint for how technology should be used to improve schools, is expected to be released soon, possibly as early as Friday.

After more than 13 years as a reporter for Education Week, Kathleen Kennedy Manzo is embarking on a new phase in her career.

A new policy brief from the Alliance for Excellent Education explains how online learning can help solve fundamental problems in K-12 education.

Controversy continues to swirl in a Pennsylvania school district where a student is accusing school officials of using laptops to spy on students.

A recent ruling by a federal magistrate in Florida says school officials should be limited in their power to punish students for what they write on social-networking sites.

Technology and the Internet have changed the role of school libraries, raising questions about whether they even need a physical space with printed books.

Weather complications causing school closures across the country have prompted USAC to extend the deadline for 2010 E-rate applications to Feb.19.

There are looming questions about the effects of technology use on student learning and performance, but few answers so far.

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