Rumor about 'scary clowns' seeking to harm children have swirled online and led some schools to lock down their facilities.
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Students are more likely to be cyberbullied by people they know than strangers, new research shows.
January 19, 2016
One of the country's best-known providers of online education hopes that advanced data analytics will raise the quality of its offerings.
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.
November 16, 2015
The bureau's online game, titled "Don't Be a Puppet," is intended to counter recruitment of youths to radical extremist groups via the Internet.
October 02, 2015
The American Academy of Pediatrics to date has recommended that young children watch no more than a couple hours of television per day.
October 01, 2015
A bill that would protect K-12 students from sharing their social media accounts with school officials made it through a special task force in Wyoming's legislature.
September 24, 2015
Florida law enforcement officials end their investigation into cyberattacks that disrupted statewide testing earlier this year.
September 02, 2015
Just 13 percent of K-12 teachers today have integrated social media into classroom instruction, finds a poll from the University of Phoenix.
August 24, 2015
Amplify's massive, open, online AP computer science course, which is used by individual students and entire schools, will be rebranded as Edhesive.