The nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education is a major investor in Neurocore, a company that claims "proven and long-lasting" benefits for children with autism and ADHD despite limited scientific evidence.
President Donald Trump's pick for chairman of the influential agency could signal big changes for net neutrality and a new focus for the nation's broadband policies.
Mississippi's state attorney general hopes to force Google to be more transparent about how it handles data generated by student users of G Suite for Education.
A renewed focus on media literacy may be a a silver lining to the scourge of fake news, said Newsela CEO Matthew Gross in an extended Q&A.
National groups representing school board members, superintendents, and ed-tech officials want to help schools transition to online assessments.
Long an ed-tech skeptic, Stanford professor Larry Cuban came away "greatly impressed" from a year spent observing Summit Public Schools, AltSchool and approaches to personalized learning.
If Gov. Terry McAuliffe's proposal is approved, Virginia would join Florida as the only states mandating that schools offer students a full-time virtual education option.
A widely used simulation technology in schools appears to have backfired.
From the maker movement to online testing to the digital divide, 2016 was a big year for high-quality research on the promise and peril of educational technology.
From immigration to gender equality to trade policy to the common-core standards, littleBits CEO Ayah Bdeir is worried about a Trump administration will mean for ed tech - and for herself.