K-12 Technology News

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Net Neutrality Win: FCC Proclaims Internet a Utility

The Federal Communications Commission today chose to keep the Internet open. In a three-two vote split down party lines, the FCC officially reclassified broadband Internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act.

Wearable Computer Market Will Grow 38 Percent in 2015

In a recent interview, Annette Zimmermann, research director at Gartner, shared her outlook for the wearable mobile device market in 2015 and beyond.

DH2i Launches DxEnterprise Container Management for Windows Server

DH2i has released DxEnterprise, application container management software for Microsoft Windows Server mid-to-enterprise class applications and workloads.

Gartner: Worldwide Market for Refurbished Smartphones to Be Worth $14 Billion by 2017

In North America and Western Europe, the market for refurbished phones is forecast to be worth around $3 billion in 2015, growing to $5 billion in 2017.

Catapult Game Teaches Standards-Based Engineering Basics

A new game from Filament Games promises to teach students engineering concepts and problem-solving skills by allowing them to design (and redesign) a catapult for pitching water balloons.

Infinite Campus Debuts Free Teacher Prep Platform

Infinite Campus will launch a free platform designed to help pre-service teachers learn how to get the most out of a student information system.

Panorama Ed Launches Analytics Dashboard for Administrators

Panorama Education has released Leadership Dashboard, a new data analytics tool for principals and superintendents.

Edvance360 Updates LMS with Videoconfernecing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.

Report: School Superintendents Earn Average of $122,000 Annually

School superintendents earn an average salary of $122,000 and a median salary of $113,000, with base salaries ranging from $36,000 to $315,000, according to a new report from the School Superintendents Association.

Research: How Twitter Has Shaped the Common Core Debate

The continued unraveling of the Common Core makes for compelling drama — at least that's how a research project has begun presenting it.

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