K-12 Technology News

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Watchung Hills Regional High Deploys Software-Defined Storage for Virtualization

Watchung Hills Regional High School in New Jersey has implemented a software-defined storage system to support its VMware Horizon virtual desktop infrastructure.

10 Principles Tackle Appropriate Use of Student Data

A lengthy list of educational organizations has signed on to support a new set of principles for protecting and guiding the use of student data by educators, researchers, state people, parents and others.

Quick Key Mobile Releases Scanner App for Android Devices

Quick Key is a mobile assessment tool that transforms mobile phone and tablets into optical scanners to grade quizzes, tests and surveys.

2 Million Students Have Completed PARCC's Online Tests

Since Feb. 16, schools in Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey and New Mexico have started testing.

Newrow Updates Video Classroom Platform with Study Rooms

Newrow has updated its video classroom platform to allow students to create and control their own video study rooms.

Dell Unveils Cloud Access Manager 8, Adds Security Analytics Engine

Dell has released the latest version of its Web-access management system, Cloud Access Manager 8, which offers features designed to help organizations control Web-based and mobile application activities and provide secure access for visitors and personal devices.

Skills Launches Web-Based Program Planning Tool for High Functioning Students with Autism

Skills has unveiled Skills Advanced Cognition, a Web-based system designed to help parents, educators and professionals plan intervention programs for high functioning students with autism spectrum disorder.

Mersive Launches Portable Wireless Media Streaming Pod

Mersive today introduced the Solstice Pod, a wireless media streaming device for video collaboration.

UC Irvine Releases Chemistry Lectures Online

The University of California, Irvine has kicked off an "Open Chemistry" project that makes lectures from 16 separate undergraduate and graduate courses freely available online.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Launches Internship Program for High School Students

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is now accepting applications for the 2015 SDSC Research Experience for High School Students summer program, which runs from June 22 to August 14 at SDSC.

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