An examination of applications for the federal E-rate program shows big disparities in the amounts that school districts pay for connectivity to the Internet.
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April 10, 2014
March 28, 2014
Two software programs already used successfully in LA schools received low scores in the procurement process won by Pearson's unproven curriculum, according to a report.
March 20, 2014
Sixty-eight percent of district technology officials plan to delay or defer maintenance upgrades of technology and contracts, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking shows.
March 12, 2014
State efforts to put a digital device in the hands of every student are proving to be more difficult than many ed-tech advocates might have expected.
March 03, 2014
Three-fourths of school districts are counting on the testing consortia to provide them with common-core instructional materials, according to an MDR survey.
January 24, 2014
The federal government wants input about how to shape competitions that would produce educational technology and other success-oriented solutions for K-12, higher education, and lifelong learning.
January 17, 2014
A new publication details recommended best practices for procuring ed tech, and how schools can get the most out of the ed tech they buy.
December 18, 2013
The National Joint Powers Alliance awarded five companies contracts for curriculum in the cooperative purchasing organization's first move into the pre-K to college instructional sector.
December 13, 2013
Privacy questions surrounding districts' use of cloud computing are "poorly understood, non-transparent, and weakly governed," says a new study produced by Fordham University.
October 31, 2013
Using open data for education could unlock between $900 billion and $1.2 trillion in economic value every year, according to a McKinsey Global Institute study.