The toolkit from the Consortium for School Networking provides further explanation of federal privacy laws and offers guidance in communicating and contracting with vendors.
A joint $12 million grant to support personalized learning reflects growing ties between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
The book by two advocates and former educators outlines research-backed strategies for integrating technology and implementing personalized learning.
From teens-and-screens to cybersecurity jobs to online courses, strong ed-tech-related stories abounded at the Education Writers Association's 2017 national seminar.
At least 10 students had their admissions offers revoked after making offensive posts to a Facebook group chat, the Harvard Crimson reported.
After authorizing $1.6 billion that districts could use for technology, Congress appropriated one-fourth that amount. President Trump now wants to eliminate the funds altogether.
A Pa. Commonwealth Court rejected years of arguments by state officials that the nonprofit board of Insight PA Cyber Charter would not be independent of for-profit management firm K12 Inc.
About 100 mostly rural districts planning to use federal dollars to build new fiber-optic networks are now in limbo, causing uncertainty about the E-Rate program.
Motherboard reported that millions of Edmodo user records were for sale on the dark web. The company has removed code that tracked student and teacher activity.
The toolkit, released by the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, identifies best practices for schools and districts.