Rates of student completions of "MOOCs" offered through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera ranged from 2 percent to 14 percent, research shows.
Eric Sheninger, the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, is known for his innovative use of social networking in education. His new book for education leaders on the topic, "Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times," comes out Jan. 14.
Foundations supported by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are lending their backing to a nonprofit focused on improving high-speed broadband in schools.
Sebastian Thrun, an entrepreneur and well-known proponent of massive, open, online courses, says the classes are not having the intended effect in higher education.
Following major problems in Los Angeles and North Carolina, Miami-Dade is reconsidering plans to give tablet computing devices to each student.
Chicago school districts officials have declined an opportunity to partner with inBloom, a decision that comes on the heels of other clients opting out of agreements with the data-management provider.
Ten local ed-tech leaders, from schools, colleges, and nonprofits, were recognized for their work by President Obama.
An analysis of tablet programs in schools in two of the nation's largest districts highlights the value of students' previous technology experience.
Book publisher HarperCollins and ed-tech startup Curriculet have joined forces to bring interactive e-books to K-12 schools under a new pricing model.
Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and a bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced legislation designed to protect students' online privacy.