Results of a new, nationwide survey show that nearly 60 percent of high schoolers are using their own mobile devices in school.
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May 01, 2015
February 18, 2015
California, Texas and Florida are among the states that are ceding more authority to districts in choosing their own instructional materials, the Association of American Publishers reports.
October 10, 2014
The Data Recognition Corporation is protesting a South Carolina award to the ACT company to conduct grade 3-11 tests, a contract potentially worth $58 million.
October 03, 2014
An Education Week review of federally funded, common-core testing contracts shows McGraw-Hill/CTB, Pearson, and ETS winning the biggest deals.
August 29, 2014
An internal review says the Los Angeles Unifed school system's bidding process for a $1 billion tech project may have given an advantage to certain vendors.
August 18, 2014
Jon Whitmore, a former university president who has been with the ACT since 2010, says he will retire from the testing organization in August of 2015.
August 14, 2014
Teacher aides, and other non-teaching staff make up a much bigger slice of the K-12 workforce than was the case a generation ago.
July 30, 2014
Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.
July 21, 2014
West Virginia will become the 12th state to implement a statewide "IT Academy" certification program through Microsoft.
July 03, 2014
New Mexico's state purchasing agent, Lawrence O. Maxwell, has denied a protest of a major common-core testing contract that was filed by the American Institutes for Research.