The National Science Foundation has launched a program, Cyberlearning: Transforming Education, that is supporting efforts to integrate educational technology with research on how students learn.
A pair of education organizations are seeking to help districts make wise decisions about purchasing student information and learning management systems.
The breakneck growth in educational technology and investment in it could foreshadow a "tech bubble," not unlike what occurred in the 1990s, a new paper argues.
An online site connects students and high school counselors with college admissions staff, who provide information on financial aid, admissions standards, and campus life.
Teachers are often not given the training they need to use technology to collect, analyze, and utilize information to improve student learning, a report says.
The push for accountability in virtual education, rapid growth of blended learning, and experimentation with open education resources were also top trends in 2012.
The guide offers a framework for helping K-12 school officials use evidence to judge the effectiveness of education technologies.
The Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, one of two consortia of states designing common-core tests, released technology specifications.
School leaders in Delaware, Ohio, Washington and other states have taken steps to quell rumors of school violence posted on social media sites.
Montana state schools superintendent Denise Juneau is asking lawmakers to provide more funding to the state's digital academy to meet rising enrollment.