Acellus Learning Accelerator, used by 6,000 schools nationwide, is under fire for lessons that parents and educators have decried as racist, sexist, and age-inappropriate.
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July 09, 2019
Citing Education Week's reporting, the ACLU and nearly three dozen other groups asked Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately halt construction of the new statewide database, scheduled to be operational Aug. 1.
June 23, 2019
Schools have to do more than just teach kids to use technology. They have to make sure parents understand what's going on in their students digital lives, too.
January 17, 2019
A new effort shows promising signs that carefully crafted text messages to family members can help young children learn new vocabulary words they are seeing in the classroom.
December 18, 2018
Sandra Liu Huang was previously CZI's head of product and technology, a role in which she oversaw the ed-tech team's partnership with the Summit Learning Program.
September 12, 2018
Instagram released a new guide for parents, but outside experts had different messages on what to know about privacy, identity, and healthy use of the platform.
September 11, 2018
The Future of Privacy Forum outlined seven big privacy questions that parents should ask their children's schools.
September 10, 2018
Seventy percent of teens use social media more than once a day, but they say it makes them feel less lonely and more confident, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.
August 10, 2018
Poor feedback, ineffective guidance and instructions, and lack of adaptivity are some of the key shortcomings identified by researchers in a study of 171 popular mobile learning apps for 3-5 year olds.