At an event Tuesday, President Obama will announce commitments from Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and other companies to provide students and families with free wireless access and other services.
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An Alaska school district is piloting a program that allows virtual teachers to control robots that move around classrooms and interact with students.
February 03, 2014
A new federal plan will call for the portion of E-rate money devoted to improving schools' and libraries' broadband to rise by $1 billion annually.
January 29, 2014
Applications for six independently managed, fully online schools were denied, in part due to concerns regarding close relationships between board members and proposed vendors.
January 15, 2014
Apple agrees to pay a fee to settle a federal complaint that it did not warn parents about charges associated with apps for children.
January 14, 2014
The Obama administration is hosting a "datapalooza" meant to promote tech innovations and entrpreneurship to drive down college costs, a discussion that could resonate in K-12.
January 03, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education says its online information-sharing network, the Learning Registry, now houses 300,000 resources from a wide variety of sources.
December 19, 2013
The cable and Internet provider Comcast will partner with Khan Academy, a major source of open resources, in an attempt to boost needy students' access to the Internet and online learning resources.
December 13, 2013
More school districts are relying on cloud-computing services, but they have not put in place safeguards for protecting students' personal information, a study finds.
December 11, 2013
Science Leadership Academy Principal Christopher Lehmann argues that new Chromebooks are a cost-effective solution to going 1-to-1 and supporting project-based learning.