Nearly 500 new computer science teachers are in Philadelphia this week for one of Code.org's summer TeacherCon professional development workshops.
The Federal Trade Commission provided Education Week with new information about what the Children's Online Privacy Protection Acts means for schools and ed-tech companies.
The philanthropic initiative will seek to connect job seekers with jobs, improve job training, and make life better for those in low-wage jobs.
Schools need to prepare K-12 students to fill the growing number of jobs that require computing skills, witnesses told members of Congress Wednesday.
Philadelphia's mayor and superintendent announced a "kid-safe gaming event" aimed at raising funds for teacher-led classroom technology projects.
Democratic lawmakers on a U.S. Senate committee probed Republican FCC nominees' positions on the E-rate program and net neutrality.
The National Education Association approved a $31,000 review of often-criticized online programs that give students a second chance to complete coursework.
For school leaders, sexting means worries about cellphone searches, bullying prevention, child pornography laws, and difficult conversations with students and parents.
Personalized learning is hard to implement and scale, the RAND Corp. found. But there are promising signs on student achievement, at least in some schools.
What was popular at ISTE? A U.K. company analyzed thousands of tweets to see who was doing most of the sharing, and on what subjects.