If granted, the injunction would temporarily halt current filtering practices by the school district, which the civil rights watchdog group says violate the First Amendment and federal Equal Access Act.
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The annual Speak Up survey has added new questions to find out more about how students use technology in schools.
The need, says the brief from the National Education Policy Center, is exacerbated because online instruction is growing fastest in locales where oversight is lowest.
The inclusion of the ATTAIN Act is the key selling point for groups like CoSN, ISTE, SETDA, and SIIA.
But Julius Genachowski implored other companies to see the broadband gap as a business opportunity.
While the faceless nature of the Internet can bring out the worst in cyberbullies, it also means concerned bystanders can more easily report wrongdoing.
A new study suggests that the current method to determine safe cell-phone radiation levels underestimates radiation absorption in youths and other smaller people.
Picketers Thursday protested a conference hosted by Bush's education foundation a day after the former Florida Gov. appeared with Wise on Piers Morgan Tonight
Chairman Genachowski also noted plans to explore ways E-Rate can expand access to digital literacy training.
From the early Apple personal computers to the iPhone and iPad, Jobs' company has influenced education and educators.
Next Generation Learning Challenges has announced it will be giving away a third wave of grants to K-12 and postsecondary institutions totaling $12 million. Funding comes from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (which also provides funding for Editorial Projects in Education, the publisher of Education Week). The third wave of grants is broken down into two categories: one for grades 6-12 and one for the postsecondary level. The money available for schools serving grades 6-12 will go to those projects that combine "the best aspects of brick-and-mortar and online learning and result in more personalized, mastery-based learning." Winners of this ...