Foundations supported by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are lending their backing to a nonprofit focused on improving high-speed broadband in schools.
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November 22, 2013
November 07, 2013
Following a federal investigation, a virtual charter school in Ohio agreed to change its special education identification procedures and website.
November 01, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education wrapped up its second annual "Connected Educator Month," devoted to fostering digital collaboration among teachers.
September 20, 2013
Public comments on the FCC proposal to overhaul the federal E-rate program show a split on the call for new funding.
August 02, 2013
A leading provider of online tools and videos for conducting teacher observations received a boost from a major public-agency procurement cooperative.
July 19, 2013
The House reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act would allow states to fulfill federal testing requirements by using computer-based adaptive tests.
June 28, 2013
The acting chairperson of the Federal Communications Commission, Mignon Clyburn, has floated proposed changes to the E-rate program that mirror many of President Obama's objectives.
June 13, 2013
The LEAD commission has released five recommendations to accelerate digital teaching and learning in the nation's schools.
May 21, 2013
Schools are awash in data, but their tech systems lack "interoperability," or the ability to work together, a new report concludes.
April 16, 2013
Jim Shelton, the assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, outlined four elements to improving U.S. education.