Giving free computers to community college students had no significant effect on students' future wages, total earnings, or rates of employment, according to an NBER study.
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February 13, 2018
February 08, 2018
Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."
January 09, 2018
The Consortium for School Networking advises K-12 systems to seek specific assurances on a free flow of online content from internet service providers.
December 14, 2017
Vroom, a program that translates research on children's brain development into tips for parents, is being woven into an Amazon service.
November 13, 2017
A state lawmaker is calling for a review of the 113,000-student district's technology contracts following a New York Times report on possible ethical violations.
October 11, 2017
An Education Next forum poses the question: Do tools need stronger design and better implementation, or should educators reconsider their use of tech altogether?
April 20, 2017
Just 5 percent of U.S. teachers say they are currently using augmented- or virtual-reality technologies in their classrooms, according to Project Tomorrow.
December 20, 2016
From the maker movement to online testing to the digital divide, 2016 was a big year for high-quality research on the promise and peril of educational technology.
November 01, 2016
In 20 studies covering four continents, children who used or had access to devices at bedtime were more likely than peers to sleep poorly.
October 20, 2016
Nine of 10 parents in a new national survey said they "believe in the use of technology to tailor student learning."