The New York City education department took unprecedented steps to make high school data open to software developers, resulting in new apps for families.
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November 13, 2013
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
October 08, 2013
OpenEd, an online catalog of more than 250,000 web-based educational videos, games, and exercises aligned with some 3,300 Common Core State Standards, launches today.
August 21, 2013
A new report takes a close look at state systems for certifying computer science teachers, concluding that they are typified by 'confounding processes and illogical procedures.'
August 19, 2013
Idaho officials are advancing a plan to award students a math or science credit for completing computer science and engineering courses.
July 29, 2013
Computer science spurred a rare display of bipartisanship during the recent House debate to revise the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
July 24, 2013
A big city superintendent called last week and asked for recommendations for K-12 resources for teaching coding and computer science so we reached out to some folks in the know. Here's a summary of what we learned:
July 15, 2013
Blackboard plans to give K-12 schools access to a platform to create "MOOCs," while Amplify will launch its first MOOC, focused on AP Computer Science.
July 12, 2013
On July 12th at 2 p.m. ET, join Education Week for a live chat about how computer coding can help teach K-12 students math and higher-order thinking.
July 10, 2013
A Philadelphia nonprofit is staging a camp to encourage female students to enter math- and science-related fields, one of many such efforts around the country.