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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.


ED and HHS Open $250 Million Competitive Grant Program for Preschool Funding

States have just two months to put together proposals for building or expanding preschool programs in order to compete for some of the $250 million the feds are making available in a new Preschool Development Grants program.

ED Requests Feedback on Research Centers

The Department of Education has issued a call for feedback on the work of two Institute of Education Science research centers. The centers will use the feedback to plan their future work.

Widespread 3D Printing in Classrooms Still a Decade Out

While schools have slowly begun adopting 3D printing technologies, mainstream adoption in education and among consumers is still a long way off, according to a new analysis.

8 Middle Schools Receive Thousands of Tablets From Digital Promise

Nonprofit Digital Promise is donating thousands of tablets, along with specialized PD, to eight middle schools across the country through a Verizon Foundation grant.

Pathbrite Portfolios Now Featuring Credly Badges

Digital badge company Credly is partnering with Pathbrite, in a move that will let users add their Credly achievements to their digital portfolios.

PresenceLearning Offers Whitepaper on Using Blended Learning for SPED

“Getting Smarter About SPED: A Conversation about Blended Learning Decisions and Implications” is based on a webinar featuring Tom Vander Ark, Maria Carr and Robin Wise.

Riverside USD Pilots Personalized Learning

Riverside Unified School District in California will pilot personalized learning at five schools this fall in an effort to move away from the one-size-fits-all approach to education.

MeetingOne Aims To Help Integrate Meetings into Blackboard Courses

MeetingOne has launched a new version of a product that will let instructors and teaching assistants integrate meetings into existing Blackboard Learn courses.

Florida Virtual School Launches Skating Game To Reinforce Geometry Concepts

Florida Virtual School has partnered with Grom Social to create Solar Skate, an iOS math game designed to reinforce geometry concepts for students in grades 4-8.

Canon Unveils 3 New Cloud-Connected Printers

Canon has unveiled three new all-in-one inkjet photo printers, the Pixma MG7520, the Pixma MG6620 and the Pixma MG5620, new to its line of cloud-connected printers.

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