A district committee has recommended that Apple Inc., be awarded a lucrative ed-tech contract from the 660,000-student Los Angeles school system.
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June 14, 2013
June 13, 2013
The success of Coursera's effort to provide teacher professional development "MOOCs" could hinge on partnerships with districts, an analysis argues.
June 11, 2013
Cloud computing, mobile learning, and learning analytics are among the school technologies likely to carve out a larger place in schools, a report says.
June 10, 2013
Students report that schools' filters, firewalls, and blockage of social media sites are obstacles to their use of educational technology.
June 06, 2013
President Obama will announce plans on Thursday to ask the Federal Communcations Commission to overhaul the E-rate program, which supports technology in schools.
June 04, 2013
Texas legislation that has reached the desk of Gov. Rick Perry would allow nonprofits and private companies to offer courses through a statewide virtual network.
May 31, 2013
Attendees at a conference on "reimagining education," emphasized blending the use of technology with other subjects, including the arts.
May 30, 2013
Coursera announces a new partnership with universitiies to offer "MOOCs," a plan that draws a positive reaction from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
May 29, 2013
Dallas' schools chief has asked for the resignation of his chief of staff, who has confirmed he is the subject of a federal investigation.
May 21, 2013
Schools are awash in data, but their tech systems lack "interoperability," or the ability to work together, a new report concludes.