Congress grilled the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google about "pandemic profiteering," anti-competitive practices, and the flow of misinformation about COVID-19.
States will develop new online programs and offer professional development for online teaching with grants from the Department of Education.
New York state lawmakers voted Wednesday to ban facial recognition technology from the state's schools until at least July 2022.
Congress introduced two new bills, the PROTECT Act and the National Cyber Director Act, to strengthen cybersecurity measures across the nation, including for schools.
Preparing students for online coursework by giving them an up-front introduction to the relevance of those virtual studies pays few dividends, a new study finds.
Between 15 and 16 million students and more than 300,000 teachers live in a household that lacks either Internet access, a digital device, or both, the report says.
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state education department's decision to approve the Lockport school district's facial recognition system.
The report found that only 12 percent of high-poverty districts' remote learning plans included content from an online learning platform and requirements for participation.
The urgency to resolve these issues is high as many schools appear likely to continue remote learning for at least some students next school year.
The College Board will not offer an at-home, digital version of its SAT college entrance exam this fall, reversing an earlier plan after critics raised concerns about internet access.