States have established data systems collecting student education data, but now need to find ways to use that information effectively, a new report finds.
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November 20, 2014
November 13, 2014
Even as social media sites like Twitter have become valuable tools for educators, instances of teacher misbehavior similar to those chronicled by Ed Week in 2008 have continued.
November 06, 2014
One year ago, the iPad was dominant. Next week, Education Week takes a look at the rapid ascendance of the Chromebook.
November 05, 2014
New York voters approved a $2 billion bond proposal that would provide funding for school technology and broadband infrastructure.
November 03, 2014
Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.
October 24, 2014
Vermont public schools have until next fall to prepare for a new law requiring all middle and high school students to have personalized learning plans.
October 10, 2014
With the spring 2015 deadline for implementing online testing drawing near, some Michigan administrators are expressing last-minute concerns about the technological readiness of their schools.
October 07, 2014
A "Dear Colleague" letter released recently by the Department of Education urges states, districts and schools to proactively evaluate how they distribute resources, including educational technology.
October 02, 2014
State laws have not kept pace with the growth of computerized testing, leaving unaddressed the potential for new types of cheating, according to a new report from ACT.
September 30, 2014
California's new student-data-privacy bill prohibits vendors from selling student information and restricts targeting advertising and the building of student profiles.