The Internet's effects on education, economics, and personal relationships are seen as largely positive by people in non-highly industrialized countries.
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March 26, 2015
March 16, 2015
A New Jersey school administrator voiced concerns about the state and a test vendor apparently monitoring a student's social media to look for evidence that standardized test information had been improperly shared.
March 10, 2015
January 22, 2015
The EduCon 2.7 gathering opens in Philadelphia this weekend with a focus on how educational technology and progressive pedagogy can be merged in schools.
December 02, 2014
The justices take up a case that includes a Facebook reference to shooting up a school. Was it a true threat, or a "therapeutic" vent?
November 13, 2014
Even as social media sites like Twitter have become valuable tools for educators, instances of teacher misbehavior similar to those chronicled by Ed Week in 2008 have continued.
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 11, 2014
Devices and apps have evolved since 2010, probably more quickly than parents' strategies for monitoring teens' digital usage and regulating teens' digital access as a form of discipline.
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 09, 2014
Making more effective use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools remains a challenge for most school districts and state education agencies, a new report says.