States will develop new online programs and offer professional development for online teaching with grants from the Department of Education.
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The Federal Communications Commission is engaging Congress to expand funding for in-home connectivity and devices for teachers and students grappling with the coronavirus crisis.
August 06, 2019
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February 21, 2019
'Teach to One' Personalized-Learning Model Has No Effect on Students' Math Scores, Federal Evaluation Finds
Dueling studies of Teach to One: Math highlighted a divide over whether personalized-learning models should prioritize grade-level proficiency or academic growth.
February 12, 2019
A new executive order on artificial intelligence shines a light on the need for education and training. But experts say it's thin on details and mostly silent on the question of funding.
December 18, 2018
Schools should share more student information with law enforcement in order to protect students during emergencies, according to a federal school safety commission.
November 29, 2018
The backlog of student-privacy complaints from parents goes back years, an audit found, and the department lacks basic controls and procedures.
November 01, 2018
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Critics say a 2017 order approved by the FCC that dismantled net neutrality could stymie the flow of online content to K-12 schools.
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The Children and Media Research Advancement Act has bipartisan support and the backing of both industry and advocates. But previous versions have languished in Congress.