Ed-tech companies have voiced concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space.
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December 26, 2014
Google scanning student emails, inBloom collapsing, and the California legislature passing a major data-privacy measure were among the top data-privacy stories of 2014.
December 04, 2014
More than one million Chromebooks were sold in the U.S. K-12 education market during the third quarter of this year, accounting for 35 percent of all devices sold to schools.
November 24, 2014
The 1.2 million-student district has added the Chromebook to its list of approved computing devices, reflecting the laptop's growing popularity.
November 20, 2014
The Data Quality Campaign lists 10 "state actions" that the group believes will help public schools better utilize and share data.
November 12, 2014
Chromebooks take the top spot in the K-12 marketplace for the first time.
November 08, 2014
In this third of the Start Up Spotlight series, I chat with Jan Zawadzki and Jack West of Hapara. Hapara is an amazing system to, as they say, "make learning visible." It turbo-charges the power of Google Apps for Education to empower both teachers and students to seamlessly manage workflow, student support and instruction. From sending supportive messages to students to seeing each students' screen in realtime to managing and distributing Drive files, Blogger posts, and Google Sites, Hapara has a myriad of tools to create a truly paperless and poweful classroom environment. In this video interview the CEO and founder Jan and classroom teacher-turned Hapara leader Jack share the origin story of the start up, how they leverage teacher thinking and their philosphy for supporting educators around the world.
November 06, 2014
One year ago, the iPad was dominant. Next week, Education Week takes a look at the rapid ascendance of the Chromebook.
October 31, 2014
A consumer group is urging the giant technology services company Google to take a stronger stance in supporting net neutrality—the idea of a free and openly accessible Internet.
October 21, 2014
Teachers are using Google's Classroom to manage workflow with their students, but some technology directors think the tool distracts from their districts' learning management systems.