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October 07, 2014

Arne Duncan Guidance Calls for Equal Technology Access Across Schools

A "Dear Colleague" letter released recently by the Department of Education urges states, districts and schools to proactively evaluate how they distribute resources, including educational technology.

October 02, 2014

Online Reading Worries Seen in 2010 Study: #TBT

A 2010 survey by Scholastic offered hints into the worries about online and digital reading now being raised by researchers.

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.

September 02, 2014

L.A. Superintendent Deasy Defends iPad Contract From 'Political' Criticism

Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy fired back at critics questioning the integrity of the process behind a $30 million contract with Apple and Pearson.

September 02, 2014

Planning an Ed-Tech Transformation...in 1989

A 1989 report on schools' technology planning featured some long-forgotten devices and terminology, but many familiar concerns.

August 25, 2014

Gauging the Academic Payoff, Per Dollar, From Open Ed. Resources

David Wiley, a supporter of open-educational resources, argues that the free materials easily top commercial resources when judged by "learning outcomes per dollar."

August 15, 2014

Arkansas School-Broadband Landscape Not So Bleak After All, Group Contends

Arkansas officials now believe they can meet national school-connectivity goals by reprogramming existing funds and better leveraging federal E-rate dollars.

August 08, 2014

K-12 Dealmaking: Qualcomm Acquires EmpoweredU

Wireless technology giant Qualcomm acquired EmpoweredU, a provider of mobile-based learning platforms, in an effort to provide students 24/7 access to learning materials.

July 23, 2014

Libraries Play Vital Role in Community Technology Access, Survey Finds

The American Library Association's 2014 Digital Inclusion Survey finds overall improvements in library connectivity, technology, and programming nationwide.

July 14, 2014

Khan Academy To Be Subject of Ed. Department Evaluation

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a $3 million evaluation of Khan Academy in community college math classes.

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