Google has signed a pledge to protect student data privacy, after the company had initially not agreed to make the public commitment.
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January 20, 2015
January 16, 2015
Complications around student-data-privacy, frustrations with the K-12 procurement process, and the lure of the global marketplace are some key trends to watch in 2015.
January 16, 2015
Mississippi's state board of education says it will put forward a request for proposal for new statewide assessments for next year, after major objections emerged over a PARCC-designed exam.
January 06, 2015
The Center on Reinventing Public Education says districts need to clear away bureaucratic barriers and "imagined restrictions" in procurement.
December 09, 2014
The White House Office of Management and Budget is changing its rules so that federally funded contracts worth $150,000 or more will require school districts to negotiate profits with contractors.
December 05, 2014
Company officials and K-12 leaders have very different views of who wields the most influence over school district buying decisions, a study shows.
December 02, 2014
The Federal Bureau of Investigation hauled 20 boxes worth of evidence from the LAUSD headquarters related to the district's ambitious 1-to-1 technology effort.
November 04, 2014
The market for tablets at the global level, and in the U.S., continues to grow, though Apple's sales of iPads declined in the third quarter, according to the IDC.
October 18, 2014
Oklahoma officials scrambled to find a testing vendor for exams required for high school graduation, after another company, McGraw-Hill Education CTB, backed out.
October 16, 2014
An inspector general's report on the Los Angeles Unified School District's controversial purchase of iPads will not be released to the public.