More than 30 groups representing school officials and educational data-use proponents have signed on to new principles related to student data.
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March 10, 2015
March 09, 2015
Idaho lawmakers allocated new money for school broadband access, ensuring districts have continued Internet access following a court ruling last year which voided the statewide broadband contract.
March 04, 2015
A new report questions the academic performance and financial accountability of the California Virtual Academies, though the online provider and its parent company dispute the findings.
February 26, 2015
Arkansas schools will be required to offer computer-science classes in the 2015-16 academic year, under a new law.
February 24, 2015
The Los Angeles Unified district doesn't have the money to continue with plans to provide all students with a computer, superintendent Ramon Cortines said.
February 13, 2015
A judge Wednesday reaffirmed his November ruling that the state's $60 million broadband contract had been awarded illegally.
January 12, 2015
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
January 08, 2015
One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.
January 07, 2015
The Center on Reinventing Public Education says districts need to clear away bureaucratic barriers and "imagined restrictions" in procurement.
December 26, 2014
Google scanning student emails, inBloom collapsing, and the California legislature passing a major data-privacy measure were among the top data-privacy stories of 2014.