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.


Texas District Chooses Cloud System To Stay on Top of School Safety

A Texas school district with 25,300 students has adopted a new cloud-based application designed to provide an all-around view of security.

Tiny District Deploys Gigabit Speed Network

Kahlotus School District in southeast Washington state, with just over 50 students in gradesK-12 and 18 employees across four buildings, has upgraded its network to gigabit speeds in preparation for its digital learning initiatives.

Putting in a Solid IT Infrastructure Top Category for District Spending

A company that sells technology into the school environment, along with other segments, has declared IT infrastructure the number one budget area for schools in the coming "annual buying season."

California High School Attains A-G Curriculum Certification With New Program

Mountain House High School in Tracy, CA adopted a new blended learning program this school year that has allowed it to meet California’s A-G curriculum standards.

Writing A-Z Adds Interactive Online Writing Tools

The new interactive tools allow K-6 students to create their own books, write essays and complete specific process writing tasks.

D2L Revamps Brightspace Learning Platform

Ed tech company D2L today announced an upgrade to its Brightspace learning platform, featuring a new faculty user interface and Brightspace LeaP adaptive learning technology.

Turnitin Releases Scoring Engine for Essays, Short Answers

Turnitin has launched the Turnitin Scoring Engine, a service designed to provide automated scoring of essays and short answer texts.

Eduplanet21 Adds Virtual Wallet

Eduplanet21 has added a virtual wallet to its professional development platform in an effort to make it easier for administrators to deposit and track professional development funds.

Ohio Students Win Scholarships, Grants at Career STEM Day

Fifteen high school students have a little more money for college and 50 more won grants for their schools following Goodyear's Annual STEM Career Day.

FlipCon15 Will Feature 70 Sessions on Flipped Learning

The eighth annual Flipped Conference will also include pre-conference sessions, a hands-on boot camp, three plenary sessions on flipped learning in K-12 and higher education, and 12 featured sessions.

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