Some ed-tech companies are voicing concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space by creating unnecessary layers of regulation.
Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
During recent practice tests, students across Minnesota were unable to access Pearson's online testing portal due to an incompatibility with Apple's Safari browser.
One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.
The executive director for the State Educational Technology Directors Association has announced his plans to leave that post next month.
Hack Education founder Audrey Watters takes on ClassDojo, Khan Academy, Knewton, B.F. Skinner, and the ed-tech sector's lack of historical awareness in a self-published new book.
The Center on Reinventing Public Education says districts need to clear away bureaucratic barriers and "imagined restrictions" in procurement.
Google scanning student emails, inBloom collapsing, and the California legislature passing a major data-privacy measure were among the top data-privacy stories of 2014.
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?