The California Virtual Academies are the subject of a series of complaints focused on their data-privacy protections, academic quality, attendance and truancy policies, and a host of other issues.
The commission voted 3-2 to invite public comments about restructuring the Lifeline Program to cover more affordable broadband access for low-income families.
The Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 would authorize a new federal grant program for innovative pilot programs that expand Internet access for students beyond schools.
A nationally recognized collaboration in Pittsburgh has created a guide for other cities to build cross-sector networks to support hands-on and digital learning.
Nearly 50 schools across the country will receive $25 million in grants from Next Generation Learning Challenges to build better personalized learning programs.
Despite U.S. millennials' widespread use of technology, they still score "dead last" among adults from various countries in their ability to problem-solve with it, a report says.
Research shows that investments in ed tech produce at best uneven results in terms of changing teachers' instructional practices, a story Education Week's Tech Counts 2015 explains.
MOOC provider edX says it will take steps to allow its authors to license their content as "open educational resources."
The Software & Information Industry Association offers advice for businesses working with schools about the impact of the FCC's overhaul of the E-rate.
Many in the ed-tech sector believe algorithms are key to customizing education, but the most compelling examples of personalized learning are driven by teacher-student relationships.