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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.


'Engineers on Wheels' Roll into Florida Schools

"Engineers on Wheels" will be rolling into high school campuses all over South Florida this fall. The Chrysler van, loaded with hands-on activities and engineering experiments, will visit classrooms as part of a Florida International University initiative to introduce the subject to high school students.

Edsys Intros School Bus Tracking

Edsys has introduced real-time tracking software that lets parents and teachers monitor the location of students riding on school buses.

NEC Unveils 4K-Capable Projectors

NEC Display Solutions of America has rolled out three new projectors capable of creating a 4K-resolution image.

Naiku's New Personalized Learning Features Adapt to Student Performance

Naiku is adding adaptive learning resources to its cloud-based classroom assessment platform, which teachers can set to send students different resources based on their individual learning.

Tucson District Uses Geovisual Analytics To Ease Budget Cuts

After a failed override election, the Sunnyside District used a geovisual analytics tool to determine and explain boundary changes and school closures.

Student Volunteer Site Teams With College Admissions Consultants

Two college application websites -- X2VOL and AdmitHub -- are teaming up to help students manage their applications, especially concerning community service hours and application review.

San Francisco Bay Area High School Nets 65 New Laptops

As the result of a wireless device recycling project, Sprint is donating 65 Dell laptops and funding for Internet access to a high school in the San Francisco Bay area.

34 Edgenuity Courses Earn A-G Approval from U California

The University of California Office of the President has granted A-G approval for 34 of Edgenuity's online courses.

Survey: 9 in 10 Students Say Tablets Will Change How They Learn

Ninety percent of students said tablets will change the way they learn, and 89 percent said the devices would make learning more fun, according to a new survey.

Samsung STEM Contest To Award $2 Million in Technology

Samsung’s annual Solve for Tomorrow STEM competition focuses on using science and technology concepts to improve local communities. Winning classrooms will share in almost $2 million in technology from the company and other partners.

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