The LAUSD schools will let some schools test laptops instead of iPads, change the way it deploys devices, and overhaul its approach to letting students take devices home.
The use of technology, including "bring-your-own-device" programs, is increasingly common in K-12 schools, but significant needs remain, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.
Companies large and small try to convince K-12 schools to buy their products in the massive exhibit hall at ISTE's 2014 gathering in Atlanta.
Six groups representing rural school superintendents and practitioners are calling the Federal Communications Commission's plan to overhaul the E-rate program "a disappointment."
Indiana's state education department launched online "communities of practice" to help teachers transition from the Common Core to new state standards.
Erik Martin, who will be a junior at the University of Maryland, will advise the federal agency's on seeking student input on ed-tech issues.
Students have produced more than 300 video documentaries about veterans and survivors of World War II as part of a digital media program highlighted at ISTE 2014.
Teachers at the ISTE 2014 conference experimented with a tool that could allow students to "create" books loaded with photos, graphic, animation, and other features.
Ed Week's coverage of the International Society for Technology in Education conference begins with news of a new technology certification for "Professional Learning Leaders."
Congressional lawmakers examined the adequacy of federal, state, and school district policies on student-data privacy at hearing on Wednesday.