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.


The Web's About To Get Faster

Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2 is, at long last, a done deal.

NEF Launches 2 Programs To Improve Digital Skills of U.S. Students and Workers

The National Education Foundation will fund a new digital literacy initiative and an adopt-a-school program designed to help businesses train their workers and enhance the skills of American students.

CyberFed Debuts Site To Help Find Cybersecurity Competitions

The Cybersecurity Competition Federation has launched a new Web site designed to get more people involved with cybersecurity competitions and, ultimately, cybersecurity professions.

Adaptive Learning Partnership To Focus on Improved Language Instruction

McGraw-Hill Education and Cerego will partner on a new series of language learning tools based on adaptive technologies, beginning with a new version of an existing Spanish language program.

Classroom Management App Now Available in Multiple Languages

An updated version of Netop’s Vision ME iPad workflow app can be used in five different languages, virtually interchangeably.

Research: Broaden Stereotypes To Draw Women into CS and Engineering

The stereotype of the typical computer scientist or engineer as somebody who's white or Asian, socially inept, obsessed with technology and almost always male is keeping girls out of those fields, according to a new study from the University of Washington.

Houston District Updates Financial Management System

Galena Park Independent School District will replace its current system with one made by Prologic Technology Systems.

Cognizant Selects 34 STEM Ed Grant Winners

Cognizant has selected 34 grant winners for its Making the Future STEM education initiative.

U Utah Launches Microsoft Mobile App and Analytics Challenge

Students at the University of Utah, along with local high school students, will have the opportunity to participate in a Microsoft Mobile Application & Analytics Challenge beginning this March.

Compass Learning Unveils Personalized Learning Tool

Compass Learning has added GoQuest, a tool for differentiated and project-based learning, to its suite of online tools for inquiry-based and personalized learning.

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