A prominent nonprofit that supports digital privacy filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that the tech giant has strayed from a pledge to protect student privacy.
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December 04, 2015
December 01, 2015
"Personalized learning" is a big focus of a pledge by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth an estimated $44 billion, to education and other causes.
November 16, 2015
Common Sense Media released a report describing high levels of media usage by today's youth.
October 02, 2015
Seattle has agreed to take steps to make ed-tech accessible to blind students, faculty, and parents, in a settlement that advocates see as having far-reaching implications.
October 02, 2015
The digital provider Amplify, which despite big promises failed to gain market traction, has been sold to a team of its executives, backed by private investors.
October 01, 2015
Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 10, which is being marketed to K-12 districts, is drawing heavy criticism for allowing various forms of data-collection on its users.
September 25, 2015
A national poll released by Pearson finds that 78 percent of elementary students regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago.
September 18, 2015
Two early learning experts outline how educators can maximize the use of digital tools to improve the reading skills of children from disadvantaged families.
September 10, 2015
The American Institutes for Research will be a primary option for companies looking to have their ed-tech products rigorously tested through the Jefferson Education Accelerator.
September 09, 2015
Chromebooks now command almost half the U.S. K-12 market, with prices coming down even further.