Acellus Learning Accelerator, used by 6,000 schools nationwide, is under fire for lessons that parents and educators have decried as racist, sexist, and age-inappropriate.
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August 31, 2020
February 12, 2020
Legislative proposals seek to promote students' online savvy through the creation of new curricular materials, increasing access to media specialists, and other means.
January 29, 2020
Researchers at the Reboot Foundation found that interventions as simple as reading a short article or watching a three-and-a-half-minute long educational video can make an immediate difference in students' abilities to pick out fake news.
November 15, 2019
Apple removed 181 vaping-related apps from its App Store in an effort to limit teens' exposure to content that could lead to harm or illness.
November 11, 2019
Instagram will begin hiding "like" counts on photos for some U.S. users, pleasing some child advocates while raising red flags for Instagram-friendly teachers.
September 10, 2019
Four U.S. states tried to restrict cellphone use in schools last year, but met with little success.
August 22, 2019
The law is one of the few state state-level policies taking responsibility for the growing online threat.
April 26, 2019
A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.
December 05, 2018
Some district technology leaders say having staff email addresses publicly available opens the door for phishing scams and potential hacks.
November 28, 2018
According to a new Project Tomorrow/iboss report, 71 percent of district administrators are concerned about the security of their networks.