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April 21, 2015

New Research Reveals Teens' Near-Constant Use of Online Sites, Tools

Nearly a quarter of teens are online "almost constantly" and 73 percent of teens own smartphones, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

April 14, 2015

Library of Congress Seeks Teams to Develop K-12 Apps on Congress, Civics

Congress has appropriated $950,000 for the development of "engaging" Web and mobile apps about how it works, and civic participation, for K-12 students.

March 25, 2015

Global 1-to-1 Computing in Schools Expected to Grow 12 Percent

Seven countries provided 500,000 or more mobile devices to their students in K-12 last year, according to Futuresource Consulting.

March 17, 2015

College Students Study on Mobile Devices More Than Ever

Higher education learners rely on their mobile devices to study, and 77 percent report getting better grades as a result, according to new research.

March 17, 2015

Use of Mobile Devices for Studying Skyrockets Among College Students

More than 80 percent of college students are now using mobile devices to study, and the growth in the use of those devices is shaping where and when postsecondary enrollees do academic work, a new survey from McGraw-Hill Education and Hanover Research finds.

February 26, 2015

Mobile Devices for Schools Generating 'Huge Momentum,' Analysts Say

Futuresource Consulting projects that half of students and teachers in the U.S. will have access to their own personal computer in school by 2015-16.

February 24, 2015

Half of K-12 Students to Have Access to 1-to-1 Computing by 2015-16

Futuresource Consulting projects that half of students and teachers in the U.S. will have access to their own personal computer in school by 2015-16.

February 13, 2015

Google Buys Launchpad Toys, Creator of Storytelling Apps for Kids

Google has bought app-maker Launchpad Toys, prompting speculation about how the Silicon Valley corporation is expanding its reach into the market for kids and families.

January 26, 2015

K-12 Dealmaking: Citelighter Raises $2M to Simplify the Writing Process

Citelighter, an ed-tech startup with an online platform designed to break the writing process down into simple steps, raised $2 million in Seed-2 financing.

November 14, 2014

K-12 Dealmaking: Blackboard Buys ParentLink; Fifth Acquisition of 2014

Blackboard acquired ParentLink, a communication platform that connects schools with parents and the community.

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