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.


Digital Portfolio Startup Offers Teachers Free Access to Software

A digital portfolio company focused on K-12 is offering free access to its software and services for a school year in exchange for teacher feedback and a commitment to use its program.

NEC Display Unveils 2 New Projectors for Education

Two new additions to NEC Display’s portfolio of projectors offer the ability to easily connect with smartphones and tablets.

Free K-6 Kit Teaches Cybersecurity

The same organization that challenges students to compete in cyber-security competitions now wants to help younger students learn cyber-security.

Illinois District Adds Digital Math Curriculum for Middle Schoolers

An Illinois school district intends to adopt a new digital math curriculum for some of its middle school students.

One-Size-Fits-All Financial Aid Form Has To Go

Concerned that a bill from two United States senators proposing the use of as few as two questions to determine financial eligibility for college will gain traction, a national organization of financial aid professionals has presented an alternative for simplifying the process of applying for financial aid.

New App Teaches Coding With Robots

Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots enables kids as young as five to instruct the robots to sound an alarm, work through a maze of objects and control one another.

Think Through Learning Adds High School Geometry to Software/Math Tutoring Combo

Education technology company Think Through Learning has added geometry to its high school line of Think Through Math software.

Think Through Math Adds Quantile Framework Assessments

Think Through Learning has partnered with MetaMetrics to add benchmark assessments using the Quantile Framework for Mathematics to its line of digital math programs, Think Through Math.

Georgia Pushes High Schoolers into Career Path Planning

High school students in the state of Georgia will test out a program that combines what subjects they do well in, what their interests are, and what kinds of jobs fit that intersection to help them find an academic or job direction.

Cornell Receives Grant for K-12 'Classroom in a Test Tube'

The Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena program at Cornell University has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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