States have failed to examine whether spending on educational technology is worth the cost, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.
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June 19, 2013
June 10, 2013
Students report that schools' filters, firewalls, and blockage of social media sites are obstacles to their use of educational technology.
June 06, 2013
President Obama will announce plans on Thursday to ask the Federal Communcations Commission to overhaul the E-rate program, which supports technology in schools.
June 04, 2013
Texas legislation that has reached the desk of Gov. Rick Perry would allow nonprofits and private companies to offer courses through a statewide virtual network.
May 30, 2013
Coursera announces a new partnership with universitiies to offer "MOOCs," a plan that draws a positive reaction from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
May 29, 2013
A group designing tests to go with the common-core online assessments has released practice tests for students, teachers, and parents.
May 29, 2013
Dallas' schools chief has asked for the resignation of his chief of staff, who has confirmed he is the subject of a federal investigation.
May 24, 2013
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, believed to be the most widely used operating systems in K-12 districts, leaving districts to upgrade or choose other options.
May 21, 2013
Schools are awash in data, but their tech systems lack "interoperability," or the ability to work together, a new report concludes.
May 20, 2013
Coursera is partnering with museums, not just teacher colleges, in a new effort to provide teacher professional development through "massively open online courses."