Students at Del Valle High School hold a moot court with students in the Czech Republic, a debate with students in Iran and discuss drug trafficking and the legal system with high schoolers in South Australia, thanks to video conferencing technology.
LightSail Education has partnered with Clever on a deal to integrate data from the latter's student information system with the LightSail literacy platform.
NEC's new filter-free digital projectors feature high brightness, remote diagnostic capability and tools that enable users to transmit images from their mobile devices.
BenQ has debuted two new projectors, the MH680 and MH740, designed for multiple applications. Both projectors feature 1080p resolution and are 3D PC and Blu-Ray ready.
The National Education Foundation's Cyberlearning project has set aside $70 million that it will award to disadvantaged schools that are applying for federal assistance through the QZAB program.
Intel and computer manufacturer Acer have launched a seed program that will make Chromebooks available for schools to pilot.
State Senator William Ligon (R-Brunswick) introduced Senate Bill 167, which would put into law a review of the standards that Governor Nathan Deal had ordered last year.
- By Christopher Piehler
The OpenID Foundation has launched a new standard for Internet security and privacy.
The United States Department of Education is actively taking on the hot-button issue of student data privacy by issuing new guidance for districts, schools, educators and parents.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
While more teachers today feel confident about their ability to teach Common Core State Standards, more than three-quarters of them reported they need more time to find teaching materials and develop lesson plans, according to a new survey of more than 20,000 teachers from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Scholastic.