K-12 Educational Technology News

All news articles from the THE Journal editorial team, in chronological order.

3 Tennessee Districts Adopt Student Information System

Three Tennessee districts have adopted a Web-based student information system named by the state as a preferred vendor.

Virginia First in Broadband Evaluation Pilot

Virginia will begin a statewide pilot program whose aim is to deliver high-speed broadband to schools while bringing costs down.

Absolute Manage 6.5 Will Automate BYOD Management

The updated system will provide enrollment workflows as well as remote and automated security protocols, allowing IT administrators to remotely engage with all devices, regardless of form factor.

Prologic Adds Online Registration to Teams ERP

Prologic has added online student registration to its Teams enterprise resource planning platform.

Chegg To Acquire InstaEdu Tutoring Platform

Chegg, a company that provides study help and allows students to buy and sell textbooks online, will acquire InstaEdu, a company that offers a platform to connect students with on-demand tutors.

Maryland District Gathers 9,000 Educators for Huge Professional Development Event

Discovery Education and the DC-adjacent Prince George’s County Public Schools have teamed up to put on a professional development event with all 9,000 district educators in advance of a digital textbook rollout planned for the 2014-15 school year.

Aleratec Introduces New Charge and Sync Station Mini 10

The 10-port station is small enough to fit into a laptop bag or desk drawer and supports iOS, Android and most other platforms.

Texas District Goes Paperless With Doc Management Software

The Edgewood Independent School District, in San Antonio, TX, has recently gone public with its adoption of document management software in an attempt to reduce paper use and wasted time, energy and effort.

Edgenuity Adds Algebra I for Blended Classrooms

Edgenuity has released a new Algebra I course for blended classrooms.

Report: Most Districts Have Deployed Mobile Tech, Want More

Eighty-two percent of districts are "highly interested" in launching or expanding a 1:1 technology initiative within the next two years, according to a new report from Amplify and IESD.

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