Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
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October 11, 2013
Join us for an online chat at 2 p.m. Eastern time for a discussion with two superintendents about how technology can be used to improve schools.
October 03, 2013
The Consortium for School Networking, an association of K-12 technology officials, has seven recommendations for bringing digital improvements to districts.
September 13, 2013
Coursera, a provider of massive open online courses, made its first $1 million from a student certification program.
September 05, 2013
The market for education-focused games and simulations is likely to continue to grow, thanks in large measure to increased use of mobile devices, according to a report by Ambient Insight.
August 26, 2013
Corruption charges against the founder of PA Cyber Charter could reinvigorate calls for reform in how the state's cyber charter schools are funded and authorized.
August 16, 2013
Bill Gates says that listening to classroom teachers will be key if technology is to transform K-12 education.
August 13, 2013
Online schools in Florida, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee face enrollment challenges as the result of new legislation, recruitment troubles, and increased competition.
August 08, 2013
Most eligible schools in Idaho have signed on to participate in a state-wide Wi-Fi contract, despite state lawmakers' concerns about how the deal was arranged by state schools chief Tom Luna.
August 01, 2013
A new survey revealed that students are motivated to enroll in MOOCs because of their interest in the specific academic topics offered, while many respondents also said they wished the courses were were offered for credit.