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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.


Study: Math Augmentation Program Can Help Improve MAPs Scores

An eighth-grade math teacher's research found that using Learning Upgrade boosted scores significantly.

Mimio Updates its Classroom Collaboration Software and App

Designed to help educators offer interactive teaching aligned to the Common Core State Standards, MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile app are available for free to current Mimio customers.

Virginia District Expands Partnership To Improve Mobile Access to Tech Tools

Albemarle County Public Schools has decided to expand its partnership with a private company in an effort to improve mobile access to online tools and provide a unified platform for its education technology.

EdX Launches Scholarship Challenge for Middle School Students

Massive open online course provider edX has partnered with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to launch a scholarship challenge aimed at advanced students in grade 7.

Walden U Launches Competency-Based Master's Program in Early Childhood Ed

Walden University is launching a new initiative designed to allow students to earn degrees online at their own pace.

Mobile App Now Available for Google Classroom

Students and teachers can now access the Classroom LMS from anywhere at any time.

Solstice 2.2 Increases Mirroring Support for Apple iOS Devices

Mersive has updated its Solstice software to expand the mirroring capability of Apple iOS devices.

North Carolina District Begins Offering Credits Based on Mastery

North Carolina's Mooresville Graded School District has begun offering credit by demonstrated mastery to middle and high school students.

Ohio Firm Gets Contract To Modernize U.S. Defense Department Schools

Woolpert, an architectural and engineering firm based in Dayton, OH, has signed a new contract with the United States Department of Defense to design and manage construction of 180 schools the department operates around the world.

Shmoop Adds College Selection Tool, Resume Builder

Shmoop has launched a pair of tools designed to help students select which colleges are right for them and to prepare for the working world.