K-12 Technology News

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Curriki To Launch New Site with Social Features, Improve Resource Reviews

The open educational resource provider Curriki will unveil a new, updated Web site featuring responsive design, social tools and other upgrades this summer.

GradNation Initiative Will Pay for Ideas To Boost High School Graduation Rates

A partnership between America’s Promise Alliance and Pearson will award three $200,000 grants to statewide organizations with proposals to help boost the U.S. high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020.

Pearson Introduces Latest Version of PowerSchool SIS

Pearson has launched a new version of its student information system, PowerSchool, featuring a major update in the area of standards and grades with new data visualization tools and enhancements in the areas of data export, scheduling and academic performance indexes.

OtterBox UnlimitED Cases Now Available for iPad Air

The cases cushion iPad Air and iPad Air 2 tablets with two materials molded into one layer for drop protection, and come with a screen protector and integrated stand.

Atlanta School for Students with Autism Goes 1:1

The Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta-based school for students with autism, has gone public with its deployment of a one-to-one computing initiative.

Hybrid Ultramobiles Continue to Be the Fastest-Growing Segment of the Mobile PC Market

With sales of 13.5 million units this year, two-in-one detachable and convertible ultramobiles have shown 77 percent year-on-year growth.

New Ultra-Short-Throw Projector Can Be Used on Any Surface

A new ultra-short-throw projector will allow users to make annotations on the image projected onto any wall, dry erase board or chalkboard without the need of a computer.

New Construction Kits Incorporate 3D Printing

A major 3D printer maker and an educational game designer are teaming up to deliver a construction kit designed to help young children develop an interest in engineering.

CompTIA Launches Online Resource for Students Interested in IT Careers

CompTIA has launched Skillsboost, a new IT careers resource for students, teachers and parents.

Education Groups Demand Vote on Federal Education Overhaul Bill

Ten major education organizations have banded together to demand a vote on legislation reauthorizing and modifying the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

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