A new report by MDR cites outmoded purchasing practices, data-privacy concerns and other issues as slowing the K-12 transition from print to digital resources.
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November 20, 2015
November 10, 2015
Federal and state governments can improve students' ability to get access to student-centered learning by focusing on 13 specific issues, according to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.
October 15, 2015
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has launched an online tool to help ed-tech companies, states, and districts learn about digital instructional material procurement.
September 14, 2015
Eighty-eight percent of districts offered students some form of credit recovery, much of it delivered online.
August 25, 2015
A vendor blamed for recent disruptions in online assessments will pay financial penalties, under an agreement with Nevada's state Attorney General.
August 10, 2015
McGraw-Hill Education's recent departure from the world of state testing underscores both the rewards and risks for vendors operating in that high-stakes space.
August 03, 2015
Minnesota will receive $1 million in fees from Pearson and up to $4.7 million in additional services and support, as part of a settlement.
June 19, 2015
A group of teachers in California's virtual schools says a major, commercial online provider is not meeting standards for quality.
May 01, 2015
Results of a new, nationwide survey show that nearly 60 percent of high schoolers are using their own mobile devices in school.
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.