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October 05, 2015

What's Arne Duncan's Legacy on Ed-Tech?

Critics fault Arne Duncan for not sustaining the Enhancing Education Through Technology program, but others credit him for promoting open ed. resources and private developers' interest in the school market.

October 02, 2015

Ed-Tech Lawsuit Over Access Settled in Seattle, in Potential Landmark Accord

Seattle has agreed to take steps to make ed-tech accessible to blind students, faculty, and parents, in a settlement that advocates see as having far-reaching implications.

September 14, 2015

Broadband Upgrades for Montana Schools the Focus of New State Push

Montana will partner with EducationSuperHighway to assess schools' connectivity and develop a plan to get all schools meeting national broadband targets by 2018.

August 28, 2015

Student-Data-Privacy Legislation Signed in Delaware Latest in Trend Among States

Delaware jumps on the student-data privacy bandwagon with a new law that holds vendors accountable for keeping student information private.

August 13, 2015

Minn. Student's Tweet About Kissing Teacher Leads to Suspension, Lawsuit

Courts have typically upheld students' First Amendment rights on social media, except for instances that cause "substantial disruption" to schools.

June 24, 2015

North Carolina Teacher Quality Tracked in New Dashboard

A new online tool from the University of North Carolina makes data on teacher preparation, recruitment, performance, and retention available to policymakers and the public.

June 01, 2015

Washington State Passes Bill Strengthening Computer Science Education

The Washington state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to improve computer science education.

May 29, 2015

Blended Learning Gets Tentative Boost in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia district authorized $10 million in spending on approved blended-learning software, but skeptics worry about the lack of an instructional vision and comprehensive plan.

May 01, 2015

Parents' Guide to Student Data-Privacy Policy Released by Advocacy Group

Future of Privacy Forum released a new guide to help parents better understand current student-data-privacy laws and their rights when it comes to their child's education information.

April 29, 2015

Common Sense Media Launches $20M Education Advocacy Effort

Common Sense Media announced the launch of a $20 million national education-advocacy effort that the organization's CEO says is meant to make it an "AARP for kids" in terms of its reach.

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