K-12 Technology News

Here you'll find the latest news from the education technology world, from the newest hardware and software releases to policy and funding updates to research reports to school and district tech initiatives. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.


THINC College and Career Academy Opens Learning Center

THINC College & Career Academy, a new charter-based school with a work-based learning curriculum for high school students, will open in LaGrange, GA on August 10.

PowerSchool Mobile SIS App Now Available for Apple Watch

Push notifications are designed to help parents stay up-to-date on class attendance, assignments, school and classroom activities, and their child’s academic progress.

Digital Portfolio Startup Offers Teachers Free Access to Software

A digital portfolio company focused on K-12 is offering free access to its software and services for a school year in exchange for teacher feedback and a commitment to use its program.

NEC Display Unveils 2 New Projectors for Education

Two new additions to NEC Display’s portfolio of projectors offer the ability to easily connect with smartphones and tablets.

Free K-6 Kit Teaches Cyber Security

The same organization that challenges students to compete in cyber-security competitions now wants to help younger students learn cyber-security.

Illinois District Adds Digital Math Curriculum for Middle Schoolers

An Illinois school district intends to adopt a new digital math curriculum for some of its middle school students.

One-Size-Fits-All Financial Aid Form Has To Go

Concerned that a bill from two United States senators proposing the use of as few as two questions to determine financial eligibility for college will gain traction, a national organization of financial aid professionals has presented an alternative for simplifying the process of applying for financial aid.

New App Teaches Coding With Robots

Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots enables kids as young as five to instruct the robots to sound an alarm, work through a maze of objects and control one another.

Think Through Learning Adds High School Geometry to Software/Math Tutoring Combo

Education technology company Think Through Learning has added geometry to its high school line of Think Through Math software.

Think Through Math Adds Quantile Framework Assessments

Think Through Learning has partnered with MetaMetrics to add benchmark assessments using the Quantile Framework for Mathematics to its line of digital math programs, Think Through Math.

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