The ability to turn large amounts of raw data into useful information is increasingly important, but K-12 schools aren't teaching the required skills and knowledge adequately, a group of experts in the field say.
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December 17, 2014
December 10, 2014
The ed-tech market grew to almost $8.4 billion last year, according to an analysis by the Software & Information Industry Association.
December 10, 2014
Judge Anthony J. Trenga ruled against plaintiffs who had claimed K12 Inc. leaders misled investors about the performance of the company.
December 05, 2014
Company officials and K-12 leaders have very different views of who wields the most influence over school district buying decisions, a study shows.
December 02, 2014
The Federal Bureau of Investigation hauled 20 boxes worth of evidence from the LAUSD headquarters related to the district's ambitious 1-to-1 technology effort.
November 28, 2014
A review of field testing for the PARCC tests found that many school officials had frustrations student with the student- registration process and test-administration manuals.
November 26, 2014
The market for testing and assessment has grown by 57 percent over the past two years, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.
November 21, 2014
Two educational technology companies, one a publisher and the other a data management software provider, teamed up to relieve teachers and administrators of password overload.
November 20, 2014
U.S. sales of interactive whiteboards and flat-panel displays are down, but are expected to pick up again in 2016 as schools begin replacing older whiteboards, a report predicts.
November 18, 2014
Pearson's charitable arm, which settled a lawsuit last year that was focused on whether Pearson profited off of its nonprofit activities, will close at the end of the year.