For the first time, most elementary and middle-school students this year will take state-required tests online.
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November 09, 2015
October 27, 2015
The first national study of online charter schools found that the schools generate dramatically weaker academic growth than their brick-and-mortar counterparts.
October 15, 2015
State agencies and nonprofit group EducationSuperHighway will work to bring high-speed connections to all N.M. classrooms by 2018.
October 05, 2015
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
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
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
Delaware jumps on the student-data privacy bandwagon with a new law that holds vendors accountable for keeping student information private.
August 13, 2015
Courts have typically upheld students' First Amendment rights on social media, except for instances that cause "substantial disruption" to schools.
June 24, 2015
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
The Washington state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to improve computer science education.