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.


Predictions for the Future of Student Data Privacy

Berkman Center fellows Leah Plunkett and Paulina Haduong share their insights into the future of student data privacy. What direction will policy take? What will schools' responsibilities entail?

Kentucky Valley Ed Cooperative Adopts Resource Library for Digital Transition

The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative has adopted a resource library to help its member schools transition to using digital content.

District Gets Teachers Up to Date With New Training Subsite

A K-8 district in Bakersfield, CA, helped teachers make the transition to a 1-to-1 laptop program by creating a subsite on its own Web site where they could share their experiences to help each other.

Santa Fe Public Schools Expands Optical LAN Deployment

Santa Fe Public Schools has expanded its deployment of a fiber-based LAN to seven additional schools.

HP Rolls Out Quad-Core Tablets for Education with Windows or Android

HP is wading into the low-cost education tablet market with the introduction of several new devices specifically designed to stand up to K-12 student usage. At the same time the company has introduced new training for teachers who want to learn more about the PISA international assessment.

New Collection of Open Educational Resources in Calculus Now Available

The nonprofit Curriki has just released a new collection of calculus materials for students, parents and teachers.

OpenEd Launches Homework Tool for Teachers

OpenEd has launched OpenEd Homework, an online tool designed to help teachers assign, review and grade homework.

Amazon Debuts Kindle Textbook Creator

Amazon has launched a new segment of Kindle Direct Publishing, KDP EDU, targeted at educators and authors of textbooks and other educational content.

Series of 8 New Epson Projectors Offer Longer Lamp Life

The company says its new PowerLite projector series will be more affordable for teachers.

University, Tech Provider Partner on Free Online Calculus Materials for High School

The University of Waterloo and Maplesoft will offer free online courses for high school students in precalculus and calculus.

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