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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.


Smarter Balanced States Approve Achievement Levels for 2015 Assessments

The recommendations, arrived at after in-person and online input from thousands of stakeholders, include achievement level scores for both math and ELA in grades 3 through 8 and high school.

11-State Coalition To Develop OER for K-12 Math and ELA

A coalition representing 11 state education agencies is setting out to create open educational resources to support math and English/language arts in K–12 schools.

Edmentum To Add 70 Career and Technical Ed Courses for 2015 School Year

Edmentum, a provider of online courses, will release more than 70 career and technical education courses for the 2015-16 school year.

Carnegie Learning, Clever Partner on Single Login and Reporting

Carnegie Learning has partnered with Clever to provide a single login between Carnegie's Mathia and Cognitive Tutor programs and a school's student information system.

Pearson To Debut New Social Studies Programs

Pearson will debut new social studies programs aimed at improving student engage at the secondary level.

D.C. Public Schools To Expand Blended Math Program

District of Columbia Public Schools has decided to expand its use of math software for blended learning environments after a successful pilot.

Greenwood Hall To Acquire Gambassa LMS for K-12 Expansion

Greenwood Hall, a provider of student lifecycle management tools, will acquire Gambassa's cloud-based learning management system.

ISTE Launches Digital Citizenship Academy Series for Educators

The International Society for Technology in Education has launched the Digital Citizenship Academy, a series of online modules designed to help educators understand and address issues of digital citizenship.

OpenEd Initiates Subscription Plan for Some Common Core Resources

While still providing many Common Core resources for free, some will now be available for a monthly fee from OpenEd.

Lightspeed Systems Debut Classroom Management Tool

Lightspeed Systems has launched a new classroom management tool, Classroom Orchestrator, designed to make monitoring devices and student activity easier.

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