Lower-income parents have "overwhelmingly positive" views about technology for their children, but significant digital inequities persist, according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
Amazon Education and TenMarks, another business division of the online retailer, have helped launch a website and promotional effort to encourage teachers, students, and parents to change student attitudes about math.
Proponents of community schools say better tools to facilitate the sharing of student data between schools and community partners can help the model take root.
Among the hot topics at this year's EduCon 2.8 conference, kicking off Friday in Philadelphia, is a new book from researcher danah boyd on the "networked lives" of today's teens.
From Alabama to Kentucky to Pennsylvania, states and school districts have experimented with technology and online learning to minimize the disruption caused by snow days.
A new online portal from school-broadband-advovacy group EducationSuperHighway contains Internet service and pricing information for 13,000 public districts across the country.
The makers of the standardized college entrance exam have partnered with ed-tech company BenchPrep to create an online preparation resource.
The American technology giant has plans to expand the classroom version of the wildly popular video game that invites users to build, create, and explore.
One of the country's best-known providers of online education hopes that advanced data analytics will raise the quality of its offerings.
The Democratic Senator from Minnesota called on Google to be more transparent about the data it collects on students and how that information is being used.