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.


RGS Debuts Ruggedized Chromebooks for Schools

RGS has launched the RGS Education Chromebook, a ruggedized Chromebook designed for use in the classroom.

Learnteria Launches Review Site for Education Resources and Services

Learnteria has launched a new service, also dubbed Learnteria, that aims to be the Yelp of education technology.

Harris School Solutions Adds Payment Portal for Parents

Harris School Solutions has integrated an online payment portal for parents, eSchoolPayments, into its Activities Account Web platform for managing school funds and transactions.

Report: To Unlock Potential of Ed Tech, Use a 'Closed-Loop' Instructional Approach

A new report from the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group finds skills gaps in language arts, math science, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and curiosity among a range of countries and income levels and suggests that technology could help address the issue.

Report: CIOs Should Give Cloud Solutions More Consideration

Cloud solutions have matured enough to be a viable option for many IT projects, but few CIOs are giving them the consideration they may deserve, according to a new survey from Gartner.

Mobile Learning Handbook Offers Tips on Choosing Apps for Education

The handbook includes practical advice on creating applications for education and advises parents and educators on how best to use mobile learning resources in class and at home.

K-12 Digital Curriculum Growing; Print Shrinking

Curriculum publishers in K-12 have been shifting their product development to digital and away from print, according to new research.

StorTrends Intros All-Flash Storage Arrays

Atlanta-based StorTrends has released two new storage devices that feature all-flash storage area network (SAN) arrays.

ESEA Loophole Costing Title I Schools $1,200 per Student

What could $668,900 buy? That's the amount on average not received by Title I schools owing to a "comparability loophole" in funding that some education experts would like to close in the upcoming ESEA reauthorization process.

Sleeping To Improve STEM Ed

A new multidisciplinary project from the University of Arizona will encourage elementary students to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math by involving them in research involving their own sleep patterns.

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