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.
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October 05, 2015
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.
May 29, 2015
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
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 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.