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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. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.


Arkansas Moves Toward Statewide Broadband in Schools

The state of Arkansas has joined a pilot that aims to deliver high-speed broadband to all K-12 schools. Arkansas is now the second state to be named to the pilot program.

Fluke Updates Wi-Fi Survey and Analyzer Tools for 11ac

As new Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac begins to make inroads into schools, Fluke Networks is introducing updated editions of its tools for designing and troubleshooting wireless networks.

Chromebook Meant To Stand Rigor of Student Use Now on the Market

Senkatel has introduced a Chromebook specifically tailored for the K-12 classroom.

High School Students Create Mobile Apps at STEM Summer Camp

After participating in a two-week coding and design camp, 16 high school students from across New York recently debuted their own mobile apps as part of a two week summer camp designed to foster coding and design skills.

Mooresville Graded SD Uses MDM for Application and File Management

Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina has implemented a mobile device management system to simplify management and distribution of applications and files for the district's laptops and tablets.

Blackboard Expands Transact Business with CardSmith Acquisition

Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, a competitor in the student debit card business.

BYU To Host Chip Camp for Students in Grades 7-8

Brigham Young University will host its first engineering and technology camp focused on computer chips, dubbed Chip Camp, next week.

Nonprofit, For-profit To Collaborate on Digital Career Readiness Curriculum

Roadtrip Nation and Hobsons will team up to create a self-directed digital program, tailored for different grade levels, to help students in school districts with high student-to-counselor ratios.

Canon Unveils 6 Large Format Printers

Six recently released printers from Canon promise faster printing speeds and upgraded software, particularly for mobile and cloud applications.

Prince George's County PS Upgrades Wireless for Mobile Initiatives

Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland has implemented a new wireless network to support the growing number of personal and district-issued mobile devices and applications.

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