Schools Superintendent John Deasy said the district will launch a new bidding process and "no longer utilize our current contract" with Apple.
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August 26, 2014
August 21, 2014
Computerized essay-scoring may actually be more effective in changing student behavior than human scoring, Annie Murphy Paul wrote recently in the Hechinger Report.
July 30, 2014
A federal pilot study found that fourth graders are capable of using a computer to write well enough to be assessed, but did not determine if computer-based tests can effectively measure their abilities.
July 15, 2014
The Montgomery County Public Schools will purchase 40,000 digital devices for students for the coming school year.
June 10, 2014
A new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, looks at the evolution of the multibillion dollar K-12 ed-tech landscape, and the pressures facing school leaders and vendors.
May 19, 2014
As many as 6,500 current and former employees of the American Institutes for Research had sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, compromised following a recent hacking.
April 02, 2014
Attacks perpetrated by unknown hackers forced Kansas officials to suspend administration of pilot exams meant to prepare schools for the transition to new academic standards.
March 19, 2014
Education publisher Pearson sketches out a vision of the future for K-12 schools in a new report that predicts an increasing role for personalized learning.
March 05, 2014
An association of school technology leaders is offering guidance for how K-12 leaders can design and implement technology to improve the reliability of their connections and improve student achievement.
February 19, 2014
Planning, investments, and training will be key to successfully administering online Common Core exams, a new report says.