Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
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August 08, 2013
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July 03, 2013
Just one in five Oklahoma schools had sufficient bandwidth and devices to administer online common-core exams, a state survey found.
July 02, 2013
The National Center for Family Literacy and Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop announced the formation of the Aprendiendo Juntos Council.
June 28, 2013
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June 20, 2013
The Miami-Dade school system aims to lease 150,000 laptops or tablets for students, part of a major technology upgrade.
June 19, 2013
States have failed to examine whether spending on educational technology is worth the cost, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.
June 13, 2013
The LEAD commission has released five recommendations to accelerate digital teaching and learning in the nation's schools.
May 01, 2013
Coursera, a major name in providing "massively open online courses," takes a step into K-12 schools by arranging to provide teacher training.