A draft overhaul of FERPA would ban the use of students' educational records for marketing, allow companies to be fined, and expand parental opt-out rights.
Technology should make learning more meaningful and better support teachers, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told developers at the ASU+GSV summit on Tuesday.
Three leading educators will discuss what public and private schools can learn from each other when it comes to ed tech during a Twitter chat Tuesday, April 7 from 8 to 9 p.m. ET.
Lumen Learning announced that it has raised $2.5 million in private equity, funding that it says will help support its continued development of open educational resources.
Knewton, the company known for digital learning profiles of students, is partnering with HP to tag and code print materials, and make them "adaptive" to individual student needs.
Test developers have spent years trying to devise ways to stamp out cheating on online exams, a review of Education Week's coverage shows.
A new state report uncovers serious functionality and management issues in implementing Pearson's learning management system, Schoolnet, in Idaho.
States are rapidly moving forward with new assessments, many of which are being given online, and many of which are focused on the transition from gauging preparation for higher education.
Despite fragmented beats and limited time, education reporters are paying increased attention to technology issues in schools, say both outside observers and journalists themselves.
The Internet's effects on education, economics, and personal relationships are seen as largely positive by people in non-highly industrialized countries.