An Alaska school district is piloting a program that allows virtual teachers to control robots that move around classrooms and interact with students.
A new federal plan will call for the portion of E-rate money devoted to improving schools' and libraries' broadband to rise by $1 billion annually.
CEOs have lined up to call for E-rate reforms, and some companies are pledging to provide funds to support increased broadband access.
Applications for six independently managed, fully online schools were denied, in part due to concerns regarding close relationships between board members and proposed vendors.
The Madison, Wis., school board approved a $28 million digital device initiative, but scaled back the size of the deployment for kindergarten and 1st grade.
A new national survey of parents finds that mobile platforms are missing the mark in providing educational media geared toward older children.
Officials from the 210,000-student Houston Independent School District say they won't repeat the mistakes other large districts have made when launching 1-to-1 computing initiatives.
Beverly Perdue will head the Digital Learning Institute, which aims to bring educators, policymakers, and ed-tech entrepreneurs together.
The nonprofit group Common Sense Media found overwhelming bipartisan support for proposals geared towards safeguarding children's personal information.
Apple agrees to pay a fee to settle a federal complaint that it did not warn parents about charges associated with apps for children.