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June 12, 2015

Federal Court Allows FCC Open Internet Rules to Go Forward

A federal court ruling will allow FCC rules protecting "net neutrality" to go forward, despite the telecom industry's objections.

April 08, 2015

Sext Education? Mo. Bill Would Require Lessons on Explicit Texts, Predators

A Missouri bill would require sex ed classes to "teach pupils about the consequences, both personal and legal, of inappropriate text messaging, even among friends."

March 26, 2015

Internet Seen as Positive Influence on Education—But Not Morality—in Poll

The Internet's effects on education, economics, and personal relationships are seen as largely positive by people in non-highly industrialized countries.

January 30, 2015

Google Fiber's Reach Growing, Moving Slowly Toward Schools

Google's super-fast Internet service known as Google Fiber is coming to four new areas, the company says. But will it be coming to a school near you?

November 21, 2014

Digital Divide Largest By Education Level, Income, U.S. Census Bureau Finds

A new report shows a digital divide as large as 45 percentage points in metropolitan homes' high-speed Internet availability.

November 04, 2014

Pa. Attorney General Investigates Site With 'Inappropriate Photos' of Students

A student reported the site after a school presentation about the dangers of sharing information online.

October 13, 2014

Every Student Can Become a Good, Capable, and World-Improving Person

"Becoming" may be harder to quantify than some of the things we measure today in education, but it is the right goal for our students — and we do not have a hard time recognizing it.

October 05, 2014

The Pace of Change is Not Just Faster — It's Speeding Up

Most of us understand things are getting faster, but few understand, in their gut, what acceleration means — the world is continuously speeding up, and we all need to get used to it.

October 03, 2014

Our Extended Brains

Our mental capabilities are now greatly extended by technology, and this includes everything mental — including our ability to reflect and relate..

September 30, 2014

Growth of Online Reading Fuels New Achievement Gap, Researchers Say

University of Connecticut researchers say a new study points to significant income-based gaps in how students read and comprehend material on the Internet.

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