Thomas Wheeler, the Obama administration's pick to serve as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, pledged Tuesday to support changes to the E-rate that would boost schools' Web connectivity.


States have failed to examine whether spending on educational technology is worth the cost, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.


Ownership of tablet computing devices has jumped among adults over the past year, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center.


A district committee has recommended that Apple Inc., be awarded a lucrative ed-tech contract from the 660,000-student Los Angeles school system.


The LEAD commission has released five recommendations to accelerate digital teaching and learning in the nation's schools.


The success of Coursera's effort to provide teacher professional development "MOOCs" could hinge on partnerships with districts, an analysis argues.


Cloud computing, mobile learning, and learning analytics are among the school technologies likely to carve out a larger place in schools, a report says.


Students report that schools' filters, firewalls, and blockage of social media sites are obstacles to their use of educational technology.


A pair of measures introduced in Congress encourage the use of "adaptive" testing, exams that respond to student answers to gauge the performance level.


President Obama will announce plans on Thursday to ask the Federal Communcations Commission to overhaul the E-rate program, which supports technology in schools.


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