Lower-income parents have "overwhelmingly positive" views about technology for their children, but significant digital inequities persist, according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
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Investors at an industry ed-tech forum urged fledgling companies to focus on solving problem in schools, and avoid vague promises about "disrupting" K-12 systems.
December 04, 2015
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.
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.