The Center on Reinventing Public Education says districts need to clear away bureaucratic barriers and "imagined restrictions" in procurement.
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Google scanning student emails, inBloom collapsing, and the California legislature passing a major data-privacy measure were among the top data-privacy stories of 2014.
December 16, 2014
A recent Education Week story about the push for digital-content interoperability standards in K-12 prompted an outpouring of reaction from readers who believe it's an issue to watch in 2015.
December 12, 2014
Online testing environments, adaptive technologies, and new digital platforms hold the potential to transform K-12 assessment and further personalize learning, says a new Pearson report.
December 11, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor will award 25 grants totaling $100 million to public-private partnerships that develop registered apprenticeship programs.
December 03, 2014
About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.
October 16, 2014
Los Angeles Unified's school board voted against releasing an inspector general's report on a controversial technology program days before the district's superintendent stepped down.
October 15, 2014
The educational possibilities of the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset continue to garner attention, although the potential still far outpaces the reality.
October 10, 2014
The National Science Foundation awarded a $4.8 million grant for the creation of a massive repository for storing, sharing and analyzing digital learning data.
October 08, 2014
Companies now have a voluntary pledge for privacy practices they can sign as K-12 service providers, but some privacy advocates say it doesn't go far enough.