A total of 501 full-time virtual schools now enroll more than 297,000 students, 79 percent of whom are in charters, according to the National Education Policy Center.
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A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.
April 07, 2019
With statewide enrollments, full-time online charters could upend public education's pattern of racial segregation. But would that be a good thing?
April 06, 2019
Readers using screens perform worse and tend to think they're processing and understanding texts better than they actually are, according to a new review of nearly three-dozen studies over the past decade.
March 08, 2019
As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by nonprofits, universities, corporations, developers and educators.
March 06, 2019
Science educator Dave Farina developed the eponymous YouTube show, Professor Dave Explains, to teach high school students and undergrads Science subjects. In an interview with Education Week, Farina explains how he made the transition from teaching in a classroom to creating content online.
December 20, 2018
From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech beat in 2018.
December 18, 2018
Sandra Liu Huang was previously CZI's head of product and technology, a role in which she oversaw the ed-tech team's partnership with the Summit Learning Program.
November 13, 2018
Students in New York City's Secondary School for Journalism walked out of class to protest the school's use of an online educational tool, Summit Learning.
November 09, 2018
FUNecole, an online learning platform and curriculum from a European-based company, combines social-emotional learning with computer science. It's used in multiple European countries, and might be coming to U.S. schools.