U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey has asked the U.S. Department of Education a series of questions about its ability to protect students' privacy rights as data about them is collected.


Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy proposed to slow down deployment of iPads to hundreds of thousands of district students after problems in the initiative's first phase.


Michigan creates Massive Open Online Course for high school students interested in becoming teachers as well as current teachers wanting to upgrade their digital skills.


Young adults in the United States are falling behind their international peers in their ability to use technology for tasks such as organizing data.


Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.


A Nov. 7 Education Week webinar will examine the changing role of the district CTO, and how superintendents can maximize leadership in this pivotal position.


Join us for an online chat at 2 p.m. Eastern time for a discussion with two superintendents about how technology can be used to improve schools.


Guilford County Schools in North Carolina suspended use of Amplify tablets, and a large 1-to-1 iPad program in Fort Bend, Texas also ran into problems.


The Consortium for School Networking, an association of K-12 technology officials, has seven recommendations for bringing digital improvements to districts.


Public comment on the FCC's proposal to overhaul the federal E-rate program has been suspended due to the partial government shutdown.


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