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.
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March 04, 2013
The National PTA, a five-million-member organization, is partnering with Amazon Kindle to promote literacy in early grades.
February 15, 2013
New York state officials say money won from the settlement of an anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft supported hardware, software, and bandwidth upgrades in impoverished schools.
February 14, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are announcing a national plan to expand broadband access, particularly for children.
January 29, 2013
A group of prominent academics and education technology developers is pitching a "Digital Bill of Rights," that spells out students' rights in "new and emerging" online environments.
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December 03, 2012
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