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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.


CIA's School District Becomes CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

A school district in Virginia has become the fourth educational entity to join a special program promoting cyber education among young people.

SETDA Releases Brief on Accessible Resources

The State Educational Technology Directors Association has released a new policy brief addressing the accessibility of digital instructional resources.

Android Tablet Active Users Expected To Beat Out iOS by End of Year

2014 will be a "tipping point" for tablet users, according to ABI Research. While first-quarter 2014 saw a 30 percent decline in tablets shipped compared with the same period last year, growth is expected to resume throughout the rest of the year. And when it does, Android just might come out on top for the first time.

Casio Unveils Lineup of New Projectors

Casio introduced its lineup of new projectors last week at the InfoComm 2014 show in Las Vegas, NV.

Biamp Upgrades Tesira with Improved Compression

Biamp Systems has upgraded its Tesira digital signal processing platform to include two new hardware components and new compression abilities.

K-2 School Adds Cameras to Classrooms for Parents, Teacher Evaluations

A private school in Utah that serves children in pre-K through grade 2 is using video cameras to let parents watch what's going on in the classroom.

Lexia Reading Core5 Now Available as an Android App

The new app allows students on phones and tablets running Android 2.3 and higher to use the technology-based reading program.

Instructure Upgrades Canvas To Bring Analytics to In-Person Teaching

Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system in an effort to add "digital efficiency" and real-time analytics to in-person instruction.

Report: Online Students Take 5 Forms, Each Calling for Unique Offerings

Online instruction must become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.

Albuquerque Upgrades Textbook Management System

Albuquerque Public Schools has replaced its former textbook inventory system with a real-time, Web-based textbook and instructional materials management system.

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