Grappling with concerns around cyberbullying, school safety, and classroom distraction, some K-12 schools choose to ban cellphones from the premises altogether.
August 2017 Archives
Wisconsin law mandates an open-enrollment window, but districts have leeway in handling student applications to virtual schools at other times.
As part of the Techstart program, 360 Arkansas high schools will receive classroom kits including computers, cameras, and Oculus Rift headsets.
Education Secretary invested up to $5.5 million in a company that an advertising-industry self-regulatory group found to be making unsubstantiated medical claims.
A $1.5 million grant from Google will bring computer science curriculum, training, hardware devices, and dedicated funding to 4-H programs across 22 states.
A new National Education Policy Center report calls for stronger regulations around the use of algorithms in personalized learning and ed-tech software.
Comcast will offer faster internet speeds and on-the-go Wi-Fi access to customers in a broadband program for low-income households.
The International Society for Technology in Education as hired Joseph South as its new chief learning officer.
Over two-thirds of participants responded to survey questions in a way indicating that they could have exposed students' or employees' personally identifiable information.
The move, which would take effect in 2018, comes in the wake of a recommendation by the federal Government Accountability Office.
Digital Promise announced a new technology-coaching program. Summit Public Schools unveiled "the nation's first personalized-learning teacher residency."
Nearly 500 new computer science teachers are in Philadelphia this week for one of Code.org's summer TeacherCon professional development workshops.