Information Technology

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What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech for 2015

Our panel of experts predicts what trends, devices and software will define educational technology in the coming year.

Oklahoma District Deploys iPads for 1:1 Initiative

Oklahoma's Altus Public Schools has launched a 1:1 computing initiative in an effort to provide personalized digital learning and integrate technology skills practice with the classroom.

Tablet Adoption To Continue To Slow in 2015

Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.

Smartphone Shipments Surge as Feature Phone Sales Drop

Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

New York Charter School Implements Consolidated SIS and Financials

Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation in New York City has replaced its home-grown information system with a consolidated student information and financial system.

Washington Ed Tech Co-Op Adds New Services

The Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) has expanded its relationship with a provider of tools for gathering student information.

Aerohive Intros Ruggedized 802.11ac Access Point for Outdoor Wireless

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.

California District Adopts Online Registration and Payment Tools

California's San Marino Unified School District has adopted an online registration and payment system in an effort to streamline the processes.

Review: LG Chromebase

A Chrome OS-based computer in an all-in-one desktop form factor: Does it make sense?

Servers See Mild Growth in Q3

The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.

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