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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.


Snapwiz Debuts Free, Web-Based Formative Assessment Platform

With Edulastic, teachers can create standards-aligned formative assessments with interactive, free-form questions defined by Smarter Balanced and PARCC.

Resource Sharing Platform Like Searchable Dropbox for Education

Andover Learning launches a new searchable education resources platform for teachers.

SoftChalk Updates Create with E-Book Builder

SoftChalk has launched the latest version of its content authoring tool, Create 9, with a new e-book builder tool and other new features.

Social Media Tool Monitors for Potential Problems

A technology company in Halifax is testing software that analyzes social media commentary to identify potential risks worth alerting law enforcement and schools about.

FCC Vote Approves $1 Billion for Broadband, Defers Discussion of Raising Funding Cap

In response to pushback from educators and private organizations, the FCC added a "safety valve" feature to its reforms, guaranteeing that poor and rural schools relying on external broadband do not lose out.

AT&T Contributes $50,000 to Pennsylvania STEM Programs

In support of education focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, AT&T has contributed $25,000 each to two Pennsylvania Governor's School programs at Lehigh University and Carnegie Mellon.

Scantron and Curriculum Advantage Partner to Offer Personalized Instruction

The partnership integrates Scantron's Performance Series and Achievement Series assessment solutions with Classworks.

Desire2Learn Adds ShareStream Media Management

Desire2Learn has partnered with ShareStream to integrate the company's asynchronous video tools into its learning platform.

Califone Unveils Wireless Headphones for K-12

Califone has unveiled a set of rechargeable wireless headphones designed for use in the classroom.

D2L Unveils Revamped Platform 'Brightspace' with Adaptive Learning

Desire2Learn is using the stage of its annual user conference, Fusion 2014, to shorten its moniker and announce a new branding for its education applications.

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