Districts in Green Bay, Wisc., Forsyth County, Ga., and elsewhere are sending mobile hotspot technology home with students to help those who lack reliable Internet connections away from school.
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New Jersey Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf will assume a new position with the New York City-based digital-learning company.
The New York state education department's partnership with inBloom may proceed despite privacy concerns from parents, a state judge determined.
The 350,000-student district will provide students with Hewlett Packard and Lenovo devices, with Microsoft adding software and technical support.
In a speech to technology advocates, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined plans for improving the E-rate program and putting greater emphasis on high-speed broadband.
Microsoft, Apple, Sprint, Autodesk and other companies say they will offer $750 million in devices and discounts in support of the Obama administration's plan to expand students' technology access.
An overwhelming majority of Americans, with or without children, support technology upgrades and greater broadband access for public schools, a new report says.
At an event Tuesday, President Obama will announce commitments from Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and other companies to provide students and families with free wireless access and other services.
The Data Quality Campaign and a host of partners are urging states to promote policies that will foster better use of student data by educators.