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March 26, 2014

Ohio Program Teaches 'STEM' Through Drone Simulations

A course in modeling and simulation is attempting to teach tech skills by simulating the use of drones, an increasingly prevalent and controversial technology.

February 24, 2014

New Data System Blamed for Skewing Student Records in North Carolina

A data system developed by Pearson, called PowerSchool, has been linked to problems with student and school records in a number of North Carolina districts.

February 14, 2014

Online Chat: Helping Teachers Make Wise Use of Technology

Join Education Week on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. ET, for an online chat about innovative approaches for training teachers how to use technology more effectively.

February 07, 2014

Miami-Dade District 1-to-1 Computing Initiative Back on Track

The 350,000-student district will provide students with Hewlett Packard and Lenovo devices, with Microsoft adding software and technical support.

January 22, 2014

Former N.C. Governor Launches Digital-Learning Nonprofit

Beverly Perdue will head the Digital Learning Institute, which aims to bring educators, policymakers, and ed-tech entrepreneurs together.

January 15, 2014

Apple Settles Complaint Over Children's Apps for $32.5 Million

Apple agrees to pay a fee to settle a federal complaint that it did not warn parents about charges associated with apps for children.

January 14, 2014

White House, Ed. Department Explore Data's Potential to Shape College Landscape

The Obama administration is hosting a "datapalooza" meant to promote tech innovations and entrpreneurship to drive down college costs, a discussion that could resonate in K-12.

January 03, 2014

Federal 'Learning Registry' Aims to Connect Educators, Content Providers

The U.S. Department of Education says its online information-sharing network, the Learning Registry, now houses 300,000 resources from a wide variety of sources.

December 19, 2013

Companies Offer Big Data Tools to Predict Teacher Candidates' Impact

Two companies have launched new algorithm-based screening tools they believe can predict the impact teacher candidates will have on student performance.

November 27, 2013

Miami-Dade Pauses 1-to-1 Computing Initiative, Considers Big Changes

Following major problems in Los Angeles and North Carolina, Miami-Dade is reconsidering plans to give tablet computing devices to each student.

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