Microsoft, the software giant, is collaborating with Pearson, the education product giant, to bring Pearson's curriculum to the Windows 8 touchscreen world.
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February 21, 2014
February 07, 2014
The Miami-Dade school system, which has 350,000 students, has announced it will move ahead with an ambitious technology plan, after initially delaying the project.
February 07, 2014
The 350,000-student district will provide students with Hewlett Packard and Lenovo devices, with Microsoft adding software and technical support.
February 05, 2014
Microsoft, Apple, Sprint, Autodesk and other companies say they will offer $750 million in devices and discounts in support of the Obama administration's plan to expand students' technology access.
February 03, 2014
President Obama announces a plan in which technology corporations will contribute $750 million in goods and services to improve U.S. schools' connectivity.
December 11, 2013
Tech giants like Google and Microsoft have issued a call for global government surveillance reform, marking quite publicly that we live in a world where technological advancement has accelerated passed our cultural capacity to regulate it. Fears of spying and data ownership have negatively affected K-12, but the advancement has also created new industries for career paths, and with them the need for new educational focus areas.
July 22, 2013
While international shipments of personal computers are falling, the market for those devices in the United States is relatively stable, a market report says.
May 24, 2013
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, believed to be the most widely used operating systems in K-12 districts, leaving districts to upgrade or choose other options.
May 23, 2013
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, leaving schools with the choice of upgrading to Windows 7 or 8, choosing a competitor's operating system, or going with alternative models.
May 21, 2013
Washington is the 10th state to enact a policy that awards students a math or science credit for successfully completing AP computer science.