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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.


Arizona District To Use Online Intervention Plan Builder With Autistic Students

Special education teachers in Maricopa, AZ, will be able to use an online behavior intervention plan builder to create individualized programs for students.

WebAssign Adds Canvas, Brightspace Integrations

WebAssign has partnered with Instructure and Desire2Learn in an effort to make it easier for students to access WebAssign course content through the companies' respective learning management systems, Canvas and Brightspace.

White House Urges Colleges, Ed Tech Companies To Help Graduate More Students

The use of technology-enabled approaches in education is receiving attention today as the White House hosts its second "College Opportunity Day of Action."

NEC Display Rolls Out Ultra-Short-Throw Projectors for Collaboration

NEC Display Solutions of America has announced two ultra-short-throw projectors designed for collaboration.

Teachers, Students Analyze Data From European Particle Accelerator

With the help of data now becoming available, high school teachers and students in two programs at Notre Dame University can study data from the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland.

Verizon To Support STEM Programs in 80 Schools

Verizon Innovate Learning Grants totaling $1.6 million will go to underserved schools to stimulate interest in STEM subjects.

Stratasys Debuts Free 3D Printing Curriculum

Stratasys has launched a 3D printing curriculum for secondary and post-secondary students.

Bradfield Updates Transliteracy Ed Game

The Bradfield Company has released a new episode of it transliteracy resource, Inanimate Alice, and a new pilot program for schools and districts with 1-to-1 computing programs.

iPad Deployments To Continue at Los Angeles District in Time for Testing

In spite of what has been classified as a "criminal investigation" at the Los Angeles Unified School District regarding its discontinued 1-to-1 iPad program, the district is plowing ahead with purchases of iPads to prepare its students for Smarter Balanced online assessments. At the same time the district will also be purchasing Google Chromebooks.

STEM Teacher Prep Program Expands

Five more universities will receive funding to implement the UTeach Expansion Program.

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