A total of 501 full-time virtual schools now enroll more than 297,000 students, 79 percent of whom are in charters, according to the National Education Policy Center.
The New York State Education Department has put the brakes on a school district's planned trial run of new facial recognition software aimed at improving school safety.
Teenagers are more than twice as likely as their parents to sleep with their devices in the bed with them, according to a report by Common Sense Media.
Researchers found a negative association between taking online courses, primarily for credit recovery, and performance on districtwide standardized tests.
Employers are putting a premium on soft-skills—like attention to detail—that aren't always easy to capture or measure.
Evan Marwell, the founder and CEO of EducationSuperHighway, spells out why school internet connectivity is "mission accomplished," what still needs to be done in education technology, and how to push big changes in K-12.
Researchers at the University of Montreal are partnering with an education technology company to see if Artificial Intelligence can predict student engagement.
A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.
Three leaders in the field of learning analytics tackled questions at the American Educational Research Association about whether ed-tech and K-12 schools use their research to its fullest advantage.
Schools are still figuring out how to stitch together disparate technologies to both improve student outcomes and tap into student interests, said University of Wisconsin professor Richard Halverson.