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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who led a reform of the E-rate program and promoted "net neutrality," will step down on Jan. 20.
December 02, 2016
Many vendors lack even minimal data-security protections, leaving school and student data vulnerable, according to Common Sense Education.
November 03, 2016
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued recommendations, but no new requirements, for ed-tech companies on how to better secure sensitive student information.
September 15, 2016
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.
August 24, 2016
Parents Across America describes the ed-tech explosion as a dangerous and unproven component of the "corporate reform" agenda.
August 16, 2016
The popular yellow-cover study-guide series is offering a personalized, digital subscription service for its test-prep materials, but not its better-known literature-review guides.
July 01, 2016
The Indiana GOP wants a former state education official investigated after he left the government to work for N2N Services, an ed-tech subcontractor that had received $573,000 from the state.
June 30, 2016
Mark Edwards, the 2013 Superintendent of the Year for the U.S., is leaving the top post in the Moooresville, N.C., district after nine years to take a senior executive role in Discovery Education.