Advocacy group EducationSuperHighway is refuting claims made by the School Superintendents Association and the Association of Educational Service Agencies that its data collection initiative might be detrimental to districts' E-rate applications. The two groups warned members yesterday that use of ESH's Item 21 Portal might slow down the processing of their applications or make use of private data in unforeseen ways.
Vetica has launched Chalk.com, a new online community platform for educators. The announcement was made at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin, TX.
High-speed mobile broadband is poised to explode within the next five years. According to a new forecast, by 2019, subscriptions to LTE and LTE-Advanced will reach into the billions.
According to new research, Apple's iPad line no longer holds a majority share of the tablet market.
Google has made thousands of books available for use in K-12 classrooms through Google Play for Education. The announcement was made at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin, TX.
Powered by a 2.0 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Processor Z2580, the tablet runs on the Android 4.2 operating system and features Bluetooth connectivity, an 8100 mAh battery and a Miracast-compatible wireless display.
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Hybrid cloud hosting provider INetU is partnering with Knovation to optimize uptime and performance for the company's personalized learning solutions.
The Obama administration is proposing bringing back federal funding earmarked specifically for education technology. In its fiscal 2015 budget proposal, revealed publicly today, the administration included $200 million in district-level, tech-focused competitive grants in a program called "ConnectEDucators."
Oakland Unified School District in California plans to implement more than 8,000 Chromebook laptops in classrooms for grades 3 through 12.
Nuance Communications has released Dragon Dictate for Mac 4.0. The latest update adds transcription capabilities, allowing for speech-to-text conversion from pre-recorded audio files.