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August 14, 2014

App Helps Conservative Parents Choose Where to Spend on Back-to-School

Back-to-school is the focus of a "conservative shopper app" that helps consumers find companies whose donations and advocacy align with their political beliefs.

November 06, 2013

Apple Extends Dominance of Educational Tablet Market

By the end of 2013, 3.5 million tablets will have been shipped to the education marketplace, 94% of which will have been iPads, according to new research.

October 28, 2013

Demand for Virtual Ed. Seen Rising in Public and Private Schools

Enrollment in fully online, multidistrict schools grew 13 percent over the past year, to 310,000 students, according to a new report.

October 28, 2013

Young Children Turning to Mobile Devices, Report Finds

Children ages birth to age 8 have "dramatically higher" access to mobile devices and use them far more often than children did just two years ago, a new national survey reports.

July 23, 2013

Report Offers 'Index' for Evaluating Ed-Tech

A new report uses an "index" to for evaluating educational technology based on its design, usefulness in schools, and other factors.

July 02, 2013

New Effort Will Study Digital Media Use By Hispanic and Latino Families

The National Center for Family Literacy and Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop announced the formation of the Aprendiendo Juntos Council.

June 18, 2013

Tablet Ownership Soars, Particularly Among Wealthier Americans

Ownership of tablet computing devices has jumped among adults over the past year, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center.

April 16, 2013

New Tech Infrastructure, Standards Needed, Ed. Department Official Says

Jim Shelton, the assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, outlined four elements to improving U.S. education.

February 20, 2013

New Report Sheds Light On Teen Dating and Digital Abuse

A survey from the Urban Institute suggests that digital harassment often correlates with psychological or physical abuse among teens in relationships.

February 15, 2013

Advanced Ed-Tech Research Center Proposed for Ed. Department

A congresional proposal would create a program focused on developing breakthrough advances in learning sciences and educational technology, similar to a program in the defense sector.

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