Funding critical improvements in school broadband requires a "walking away" from costly E-rate subsidies for outmoded technologies, Tom Wheeler tells the Council of Chief State School Officers.
Investigators discovered the incident spread to as many as 13 counties involving 30 separate social media accounts featuring photos of students as young as 14.
Two private companies and eight charter schools in Utah are under the microscope after a state audit points to a lack of oversight of online education providers.
Utah and Florida were the only states awarded an 'A' for their digital learning policies in a new report card issued by advocacy group Digital Learning Now!
A new Federal Communications Commission notice focused on using the E-rate to improve internal connections in schools has drawn criticism, including from the National Education Association, the country's largest teachers' union.
Students will have free access to custom practice problems, instructional videos, and tailored feedback to help them gear up for the college-admissions exam.
Bigger data, more advanced learning analytics, and more workplace-like classrooms are the wave of the future, panelists told a crowd at the South by Southwest education conference.
An association of school technology leaders is offering guidance for how K-12 leaders can design and implement technology to improve the reliability of their connections and improve student achievement.
Letting parents opt in to data-sharing initiatives is "fraught with technical difficulties," said Lori Fey of the Ed-Fi Aliiance at SXSWedu.
Securing student data and reshaping the public discourse around this hot-button issue are big topics at this year's South by Southwest education conference.