Next school year, four high schools in California will debut Advanced Placement Computer Science classes, thanks to student petitions and crowd-funding campaigns supportive of those efforts.
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August 01, 2014
June 09, 2014
The third-largest school district in the country will offer computer science to elementary students and make it part of the core curriculum.
March 22, 2014
Khan Academy unveiled a comprehensive set of free, interactive, online math exercises meant to support the new Common Core State Standards in grades K through 12.
March 03, 2014
New digital curricula from Amplify are leading districts to question their instructional strategies and approaches to procurement.
February 21, 2014
The jury is still out on whether new, digital instructional materials can achieve greater alignment with new standards than traditional textbooks.
February 14, 2014
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.
November 27, 2013
Following major problems in Los Angeles and North Carolina, Miami-Dade is reconsidering plans to give tablet computing devices to each student.
November 19, 2013
Book publisher HarperCollins and ed-tech startup Curriculet have joined forces to bring interactive e-books to K-12 schools under a new pricing model.
October 25, 2013
Los Angeles Unified's outgoing deputy superintendent for instruction addresses critics and defends the decision to roll out an unfinished digital curriculum as part of the district's iPad initiative.
June 19, 2013
Researchers found similar effects on student learning and teacher behavior regardless of whether teachers took part in online or face-to-face professional development.