School and library requests for federal support for many high-speed Internet connections more than doubled since 2015, according to a new analysis by Funds for Learning.
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June 27, 2016
Teachers' confidence in ed tech varies based on the type of school they work in, concludes an analysis from the Education Week Research Center.
May 13, 2016
Fifty-two New York districts will receive technology funds following the first meeting of the review board for a massive new state bond program.
April 09, 2016
Low-income Florida students are more likely than their affluent peers to use classroom software for drill-and-kill practice, according to new research.
April 08, 2016
Mobile devices and digital tools can help disenfranchised youth to challenge the existing social and economic order, according to new research to be presented at AERA.
March 18, 2016
New subsidies for home-broadband access and more public Wi-Fi are among the strategies Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wants to see the FCC adopt.
February 29, 2016
The commissioners are expected to vote on a proposed expansion to the telephone subsidy program that would cover broadband Internet for America's lowest-income households.
February 23, 2016
Paper results on 2014-15 PARCC exams were better than online results in all grades for English/language arts and in upper-level math, reflecting a national pattern.
February 09, 2016
A state-by-state breakdown shows that Colorado, Rhode Island and Illinois found some evidence that students' familiarity with technology impacted scores on 2014-15 PARCC exams. An analysis in Maryland is pending.
February 04, 2016
New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer- and paper-based assessments.