A program to teach geospatial technology and concepts -- or organizing and analyzing data through visualization -- is expanding from Virginia to the Chicago public schools.
Nicholas Trombetta had plead guilty to tax fraud after siphoning off millions from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.
Ed-tech company Abl will lead the new "Unlocking Time" initiative, which will include a self-assessment and free online resources about how schools can better structure their time.
New research examines the motivations and performance of the 70,000 students enrolled in Connections Academy's full-time online schools.
Despite a surprising leadership change, CZI still plans to give hundreds of millions of dollars per year to support "whole-child personalized learning."
The mid-year closure of Ohio's largest full-time online charter school has had far-reaching effects, as seen in a roundup of recent headlines.
Educators and ed-tech companies can better serve students with special needs by focusing on text-to-speech capacity, "switch accessibility," and modifications for common classroom tools, experts said.
Some teachers are touting the classroom value of smart speakers and digital voice assistants, but concerns about privacy and instructional value abound.
Ed-tech companies are pushing VR for learning, but educators say content is limited and research is scarce detailing how the technology will impact children.
Some CTOs say they struggle to be regarded as instructional leaders. A panel of state and district tech leaders at the International Society for Technology in Education's annual ed-tech conference offers suggestions for building those relationships.