Changes to the new Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act have won over some educator groups, but raised concerns from the ed-tech industry.
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April 09, 2015
Lawmakers and policymakers should expand the scope of student data that is protected and require more of ed-tech vendors, argues a new report from NEPC.
April 07, 2015
Technology should make learning more meaningful and better support teachers, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told developers at the ASU+GSV summit on Tuesday.
April 03, 2015
Knewton, the company known for digital learning profiles of students, is partnering with HP to tag and code print materials, and make them "adaptive" to individual student needs.
March 23, 2015
A proposed bill that would establish a new baseline for federal involvement in protecting student-data privacy will undergo further revision before being formally introduced.
March 17, 2015
Ed-tech vendors took a hard look at new digital-content 'interoperability' standards touted by the Houston school district during the annual CoSN conference.
March 13, 2015
A nonprofit organization is asking for information from K-12 districts and ed-tech vendors about the benefits and drawbacks of "pilot tryouts" of products.
March 10, 2015
February 26, 2015
Futuresource Consulting projects that half of students and teachers in the U.S. will have access to their own personal computer in school by 2015-16.
February 25, 2015
Google, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, AmeriCorps VISTA, and others will bring an after-school computer coding program to more than 100,000 students.