After authorizing $1.6 billion that districts could use for technology, Congress appropriated one-fourth that amount. President Trump now wants to eliminate the funds altogether.
May 2017 Archives
A Pa. Commonwealth Court rejected years of arguments by state officials that the nonprofit board of Insight PA Cyber Charter would not be independent of for-profit management firm K12 Inc.
About 100 mostly rural districts planning to use federal dollars to build new fiber-optic networks are now in limbo, causing uncertainty about the E-Rate program.
Motherboard reported that millions of Edmodo user records were for sale on the dark web. The company has removed code that tracked student and teacher activity.
The toolkit, released by the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, identifies best practices for schools and districts.
The federal Education Department is to advise the U.S. secretaries of Commerce and Homeland Security on preparation of a report, due in 120 days.
A new EdWeek Market Brief exclusive special report explores these four tech giants' fight for dominance in schools and classrooms.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Chiefs for Change see the Every Student Succeeds Act as a lever for supporting personalized learning at the state and district level.
Education and training systems will struggle to equip students for a rapidly changing workforce, according to a survey of 1,408 education and technology experts.
Brenda Todd, the first teacher to achieve the state's digital global education badge, uses Skype and blogging to introduce students to cultures around the globe.
As "computer science for all" takes off, researchers are racing to investigate key questions around access, assessment, and implementation.