Low-income Florida students are more likely than their affluent peers to use classroom software for drill-and-kill practice, according to new research.
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April 08, 2016
Mobile devices and digital tools can help disenfranchised youth to challenge the existing social and economic order, according to new research to be presented at AERA.
March 18, 2016
New subsidies for home-broadband access and more public Wi-Fi are among the strategies Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wants to see the FCC adopt.
February 29, 2016
The commissioners are expected to vote on a proposed expansion to the telephone subsidy program that would cover broadband Internet for America's lowest-income households.
February 23, 2016
Paper results on 2014-15 PARCC exams were better than online results in all grades for English/language arts and in upper-level math, reflecting a national pattern.
February 09, 2016
A state-by-state breakdown shows that Colorado, Rhode Island and Illinois found some evidence that students' familiarity with technology impacted scores on 2014-15 PARCC exams. An analysis in Maryland is pending.
February 04, 2016
New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer- and paper-based assessments.
February 03, 2016
Lower-income parents have "overwhelmingly positive" views about technology for their children, but significant digital inequities persist, according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
January 21, 2016
A new online portal from school-broadband-advovacy group EducationSuperHighway contains Internet service and pricing information for 13,000 public districts across the country.
December 10, 2015
Improving teachers' preparation to use technology, and how assessments are used, are among the issues emphasized in the 2016 National Education Technology Plan.