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.
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April 10, 2014
April 03, 2014
Amazon recently announced a major deal in Brazil, a booming ed-tech market, to distribute free textbooks via a Kindle reading app to teachers using government-issued tablets.
April 01, 2014
The list of finalists for the Software and Information Industry Association's annual "CODiE" awards includes some of the biggest names in the education field, but also many relative unknowns.
March 18, 2014
Federal Communications Commmission Chairman Tom Wheeler tells state education leaders that the agency needs to redirect E-rate money away from "nice-to-have" technology and into "must-have" services.
March 12, 2014
State efforts to put a digital device in the hands of every student are proving to be more difficult than many ed-tech advocates might have expected.
February 14, 2014
Mobile hotspots are helping several school districts bridge the technology gap faced by students who lack home Internet access.
January 31, 2014
The number of education-focused mergers and acquistions rose during the most recent year, according to an analysis by Berkery Noyes, a investment bank.
January 15, 2014
Apple has settled a complaint for at least $32.5 million, brought by the Federal Trade Commission, focused on charges incurred by children on apps.
January 14, 2014
The Obama administration is hosting a "datapalooza" event to examine how private sector tech innovations can help students and families sort through college decisions.
December 27, 2013
Our most popular stories of 2013 tackled teachers' spending habits, growth in the global education market, and three common core-related issues.