The National Security Agency, one of the U.S. government's most secretive defense institutions, is sponsoring a high school hacking competition focused on cyber security.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed a 1-to-1 computing program for his state, but convincing the legislature to pay for it could be a challenge.
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook are staging a pair of "hackathons" this months aimed at producing new ideas in college access, social learning and other areas.
School districts' chief financial officers and their chief technology officers often don't share the same language or way of thinking, the leader of a national school tech group says.
Less than a third of IT directors for school districts and colleges say their Internet connectivity is sufficient for downloading digital content.
Increased access to online learning, particularly at the district level, has states working to help school systems improve the delivery and quality of online courses.
While only six states earned an A or B on the ed-tech advocacy group's report card, 152 laws were passed in 2012 to support digital learning.
Nearly 18 months after its conception, the nonprofit Connect to Compete organization Thursday launched its promised trio of programs aimed at an estimated 100 million Americans without home broadband Internet access, including tens of millions of students.
Experts on a Brookings Institution panel discussion today agreed that using technology to improve schools requires a systemic change.