We'll debate iPads versus Chromebooks for education in a Twitter chat on Wednesday from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern Time. Join us using the hashtag #EWedchat.
Online testing environments, adaptive technologies, and new digital platforms hold the potential to transform K-12 assessment and further personalize learning, says a new Pearson report.
Reaction to the newly approved funding increase for the federal E-rate program has been mostly positive.
The U.S. Department of Labor will award 25 grants totaling $100 million to public-private partnerships that develop registered apprenticeship programs.
Funding for the E-rate, a federal program that supports technology in schools, will rise about 60 percent under a plan approved by the FCC today.
The FCC will consider a proposal Thursday to raise E-rate funding from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion a year.
Education Week is hosting a webinar, "Personalized Learning: Turning Lofty Aspirations Into Specific District Policy," on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. eastern.
Code.org and the National Science Foundation have forged a public-private partnership that will use $20 million in new funding to expand computer science education in U.S. schools.
Students using the blended learning math program Teach to One: Math, which adapts to students' instructional needs daily, increased their math skills significantly over national norms.
More than one million Chromebooks were sold in the U.S. K-12 education market during the third quarter of this year, accounting for 35 percent of all devices sold to schools.