The chief privacy officer position at the U.S. Education Department is about to go vacant, sources say, as part of a broader reorganization.
Utah science teacher Skipper Coates asked her students to complete the following sentence: "What my parents don't know about social media is..."
The personal information of more than 368,000 students and 1,800 teachers was compromised, the country's largest state-run virtual school said.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill intended to prevent internet service providers from blocking or slowing online content in the state.
Parents prize timeliness and personalization and want information pushed out to them, according to new survey results from Project Tomorrow.
Following an internal probe, Richard Mestas resigned as CEO of the 3,800-student GOAL Academy, the subject of a 2016 Education Week investigation.
Online disinformation campaigns are a disturbing part of the new information landscape and require a multi-faceted response, says Data & Society researcher Joan Donovan.
With disinformation rampant on social media platforms, media literacy efforts need to focus on structural forces, not just students' personal responsibility for vetting information, Data & Society researchers contend.
The tech industry is giving hundreds of millions of dollars to K-12 computer-science education, raising questions about its motives and impact.
When terror strikes, social media can be used to share information, process grief, and re-traumatize victims. Experts say parents and educators can help.