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.


Sacramento School Adds Interactivity to Whiteboards with Short-Throw Projectors

A California school has adopted new projectors in each of its classrooms.

Wisconsin Districts Loading 1-to-1 iPads with Discovery Ed Techbooks

A Wisconsin school district that's kicking off an extensive 1-to-1 program will be using digital textbooks and professional development services from a private partner.

Kensington Offers Six New Mobile Device Accessories for Back-to-School

As districts around the country start heading back to school, accessory maker Kensington is offering six new products in the $27 to $60 range, including backpacks, chargers, rugged cases and more.

Arizona District Taps Private Partner for Blended Learning Curriculum

The Phoenix Union High School District has teamed with a private partner to offer students online and blended learning options for the 2015-2016 school year.

McGraw-Hill Launches Inspire Science

NTID Receives NSF Grant To Support Education of Deaf Students

The Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue its Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students program.

Bodycams Beginning To Percolate in Schools

Two school districts are adopting the use of body cameras this fall to record interactions.

Digital Assessment Tool Predicts Students' Potential to Thrive in College

Software provider vibeffect has launched vibePrimer, an online questionnaire that analyzes data in four categories — academic, social, life and family and money — to make recommendations for "ideal campus features."

Lehigh U Students Developing Geometry App for Preschoolers

Students at Lehigh University are working on a mobile app designed to help preschool children understand geometry concepts.

Non-Profit Venture Fund Seeks Science Ed Start-Ups

A venture capital nonprofit has launched an education technology accelerator intended to support entrepreneurs taking on specific challenges.

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