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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.


Canon Unveils 3 New Cloud-Connected Printers

Canon has unveiled three new all-in-one inkjet photo printers, the Pixma MG7520, the Pixma MG6620 and the Pixma MG5620, new to its line of cloud-connected printers.

Channel One Cues Up New Online Video Library

Channel One News is adding a new searchable education video library focused on helping students locate sources around current events and related topics, such as politics and healthcare.

Dig-It! Games Releases Maya Quiz App

The game features more than 100 factual, randomized trivia questions about Mayan archaeology, history and culture.

Edreports.org Aims to Be 'Consumer Reports' for Common Core Materials

The nonprofit will provide free, Web-based reviews of instructional materials, with a focus on “alignment to the Common Core and other indicators of high quality as recommended by educators, including usability, teacher support and differentiation.”

Dassault Systèmes Debuts Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015

Dassault Systèmes has unveiled Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015, which includes new tools and features designed to help students learn 3D design in the classroom.

Jupiter Adds Anonymous Hotline for Bully Prevention

Jupiter Ed has added an anonymous hotline for reporting bullying to Jupiter iO, its learning management, gradebook, analytics and student information solution.

Texas State U Wins $15 Million To Create STEM Professional Development

Texas State University San Marcos will provide professional development related to science, technology, engineering and math for teachers with the help of a $15 million grant from NASA.

Amazing Grants Award Schools With Innovative Digital Projects

The Lightspeed Systems Foundation grants just under $100,000 to four projects at schools and districts that range all the way from Cyber Snow Days to a flipped classroom for teachers.

Special Ed Target of $4 Million in Federal Grants

A total of $4 million in federal funds is being awarded to institutions training the next generation of special education professionals.

Online Math Platform bettermarks Seeks Teachers to Test Adaptive Books

The company is offering five to 10 teachers unlimited access to its platform for a full school year.

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