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.
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October 24, 2014
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.
September 25, 2014
Philadelphia's recent history with "innovative" high schools has been mostly discouraging, but one educator featured in a 2009 Ed Week story is still fighting to reinvent schooling.
September 24, 2014
Pennsylvania will allow schools to use digital strategies to keep schools running in the event of inclement weather, beginning this year.
September 18, 2014
A non-profit launched by the U.S. Education Department in 2011 to help support ed-tech innovation now works with 56 districts to identify and spread promising practices.
September 04, 2014
A 2009 lawsuit filed by the ACLU highlighted a still-evolving legal issue: When can school administrators search students' cellphones and social media accounts?
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.