New technology standards released by ISTE focus on developing students as digital citizens, innovative designers, computational thinkers, and more.
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June 28, 2016
June 10, 2016
Researchers are finding signs of "device effects" for online tests administered in some grades and subjects, and for certain types of assessment items.
June 02, 2016
The Pennsylvania Department of Education is reviewing the operations, finances, and child-accounting practices of the troubled 8,500-student Agora Cyber Charter School.
May 13, 2016
Fifty-two New York districts will receive technology funds following the first meeting of the review board for a massive new state bond program.
April 27, 2016
The Boonville R-1 School District in central Missouri was the subject of a critical report issued by the state auditor, who has made cybersecurity a point of emphasis.
April 20, 2016
Roughly 300,000 students are enrolled in virtual and blended schools, but proficiency rates and graduation rates lag well behind traditional schools, according to the NEPC.
April 06, 2016
Effective purchasing, policymaking, and external communications are all dependent on good CAO-CTO relationships, said panelists at CoSN's annual conference.
April 04, 2016
From ensuring compliance to raising awareness, state boards of education are "major players" on the issue of student data privacy, their membership group contends.
February 23, 2016
Paper results on 2014-15 PARCC exams were better than online results in all grades for English/language arts and in upper-level math, reflecting a national pattern.
February 09, 2016
A state-by-state breakdown shows that Colorado, Rhode Island and Illinois found some evidence that students' familiarity with technology impacted scores on 2014-15 PARCC exams. An analysis in Maryland is pending.