Devin Vodička is leaving the 25,0000-student Vista Unified district near San Diego to oversee development of personalized-learning software at AltSchool.
Most recently chief innovation officer for the state of Rhode Island, Richard Culatta served for four years before that as U.S. director of educational technology.
Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler blasted his Republican successor, accusing him of using "smokescreens" and "double speak" on key issues affecting K-12 schools.
A new study from the One-to-One Institute found that poor implementation of digital projects in districts can undermine those projects.
Improving mobile learning and broadband capacity and preventing cyber intrusions are three top priorities for district tech leaders, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking shows.
Future Ready Schools will lead a series of eight regional professional development events to help schools grow digital personalized learning initiatives.
In Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, employers in the energy-extraction industry seek workers with "middle-level skills" in STEM fields.
The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction.
The new team will take over development of Summit Public Schools' personalized-learning software, ending the charter network's partnership with Facebook.
"Fake news" is one of many reasons why tweens, teens, and young adults mistrust news organizations, according to studies from Common Sense Media and Data & Society.