U.S. sales of interactive whiteboards and flat-panel displays are down, but are expected to pick up again in 2016 as schools begin replacing older whiteboards, a report predicts.
Pearson's charitable arm, which settled a lawsuit last year that was focused on whether Pearson profited off of its nonprofit activities, will close at the end of the year.
A proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would raise yearly funding for the E-rate program from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion.
Districts find it difficult to discover the best ed-tech products, and providers of the products say it's tough to sell to K-12.
Blackboard acquired ParentLink, a communication platform that connects schools with parents and the community.
The U.S. educational technology director says this issue is important for many reasons, not the least of which: it's an Office of Civil Rights concern.
About 450 policymakers, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit leaders met in the nation's capital to compare notes about how they can shape the future of public education.
Chromebooks take the top spot in the K-12 marketplace for the first time.
A number of education and technology groups have called for the FCC to protect net neutrality, but the nation's two biggest teachers' unions have been silent on the issue.
While state-run virtual programs continue to grow, major gaps exist in the availability of online resources among urban, suburban, and small schools.