The Intel Atom Z3000 processor series (Bay Trail-T) is the company's first mobile multicore system on a chip and will be available in tablets and 2-in-1 devices running Android and Windows 8.
Per-pupil spending in 34 states is below pre-recession levels for the 2013-2014 school year. According to a new report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, despite some improvements in state revenues, 15 of those states have cut budgets beyond the levels they were at just last year.
For the second year in a row public schools top the list of the most popular locations for thefts of mobile devices to occur in the United States.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Archbishop Stepinac High School, a private all-boys school in White Plains, NY, has gone to an all-digital textbook library this school year, after two years and more than $1 million in infrastructure preparations.
Education programs in prison have a massive impact on recidivism. Based on a new study, the largest to date measuring the effectiveness of prison education programs, "inmates who participated in correctional education programs had 43 percent lower odds of returning to prison than inmates who did not." The study also set out to find whether technology-led instruction among inmates could cut down on recidivism as well as teacher-led instruction. The results were positive.
Aruba Networks and Stoneware have launched LanSchool Lite Plus, a new version of Stoneware's classroom management and monitoring tool specifically designed for Aruba wireless local area networks.
High school students can take college-level courses -- for free! -- plus win a chance to appear in a video with veteran science educator and TV personality Bill Nye the Science Guy, thanks to a new program from Sophia.org.
Bradford Networks, a provider of secure network access control (NAC) solutions, has launched its new Network Sentry cloud service.
The deep pockets of Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) have opened again — this time to fund innovation within two specific urban school districts to set up "breakthrough" learning models for improving student outcomes.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Jupiter Ed has launched Jupiter iO, a cloud solution that combines a student information system, learning management system, analytics, and gradebook for K-12 schools.