Seattle has agreed to take steps to make ed-tech accessible to blind students, faculty, and parents, in a settlement that advocates see as having far-reaching implications.
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October 02, 2015
September 17, 2015
The National Constitution Center and the College Board are partnering to bring a new digital version of a key founding document to teachers and students.
August 03, 2015
Educators in New York City would be able to buy e-books for their schools via an Amazon "storefront," pending approval of a $30 million contract.
June 01, 2015
The Washington state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to improve computer science education.
May 11, 2015
An Education Week Twitter chat explores how digital learning games are being used in the classroom.
May 11, 2015
Studies presented at the American Educational Research Association on iPads and early literacy, students' online reading skills, Google Docs, and the frontiers of ed-tech use drew big reactions from readers.
May 05, 2015
Republican Orrin Hatch and Democrat Tammy Baldwin support the inclusion of an amendment to the ESEA that would encourage the use of "open educational resources."
April 08, 2015
Educators and technology leaders shared best practices for edtech in public and private schools in an Education Week Twitter chat.
April 03, 2015
Knewton, the company known for digital learning profiles of students, is partnering with HP to tag and code print materials, and make them "adaptive" to individual student needs.
March 23, 2015
An examination of ed-tech use in prestigious private schools prompts a big question: Would public school educators prefer abundant resources, or no standardized tests?