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May 01, 2015

Many High School Students Bringing Their Own Devices to School, Survey Finds

Nearly 60 percent of high schoolers report using their own mobile devices at schools, compared with just 32 percent who said they're using school-issued laptops, according to a new survey.

March 31, 2015

Classkick Raises $1.7M to Help Teachers Provide Personalized Feedback

Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, realĀ­-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.

January 08, 2015

Amplify and Guilford County, N.C., Rebounding From Device Mishaps: #TBT

One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.

November 04, 2014

Tablet Sales Growing in U.S., World Markets Even as iPads Slip

The market for tablets at the global level, and in the U.S., continues to grow, though Apple's sales of iPads declined in the third quarter, according to the IDC.

September 15, 2014

K-12 Dealmaking: Salesforce.com Invests $5M in San Francisco Schools

Salesforce.com recently donated $5 million to the San Francisco Unified School District. This tech company has now donated $7.7 million to SFUSD the past two years in order create better access to STEM resources.

August 07, 2014

Smaller Vendors Gaining Momentum in Global Tablet Market

Smaller tablet vendors reported an increase in global sales in the second quarter of 2014, according to research from IDC.

June 03, 2014

Challenging K-12 Market 'Turning the Corner,' Analyst Tells Ed. Publishers

An official from the market research company MDR told educational publishers that their companies are likely to see better days as K-12 school budgets improve.

April 10, 2014

Use of Tablets, Online Testing on Rise, but Gender Gaps Persist in 'STEM' Fields

Twenty-five percent of high school students in school wide Title 1 programs said they had a school-provided tablet, while 13 percent of non-Title 1 students had that type of device, according to a Project Tomorrow survey.

March 03, 2014

As Ed-Tech Conference Opens, Amplify Once Again Seeks to Make a Splash

Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.

January 14, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Wants $2 Billion Tech Upgrade for New York Schools

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo thinks school districts in his state need to start focusing a little harder on the role technology plays in education.

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