Sebastian Thrun, an entrepreneur and well-known proponent of massive, open, online courses, says the classes are not having the intended effect in higher education.
Following major problems in Los Angeles and North Carolina, Miami-Dade is reconsidering plans to give tablet computing devices to each student.
Chicago school districts officials have declined an opportunity to partner with inBloom, a decision that comes on the heels of other clients opting out of agreements with the data-management provider.
Ten local ed-tech leaders, from schools, colleges, and nonprofits, were recognized for their work by President Obama.
An analysis of tablet programs in schools in two of the nation's largest districts highlights the value of students' previous technology experience.
Book publisher HarperCollins and ed-tech startup Curriculet have joined forces to bring interactive e-books to K-12 schools under a new pricing model.
Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and a bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced legislation designed to protect students' online privacy.
The New York City education department took unprecedented steps to make high school data open to software developers, resulting in new apps for families.
Public comments on E-rate proposals show contrasting views on whether the program funding should support community wireless hotspots away from schools.
Critics of the organization inBloom argue that the group's data collection in New York state will violate children's and families' privacy.