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.


Sherpa Adds E-Discovery Module to Information Governance Platform

Sherpa Software has added an e-discovery module to its information governance platform, Altitude IG.

Carroll County Public Schools Adds Digital Math Texts

Carroll County Public Schools has decided to expand an existing relationship with a private partner to adopt a new digital math book for middle and high school students across the district.

White House Unveils $240 Million in New STEM Commitments

President Obama unveiled more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.

Top Digital Schools Recognized

A survey by the National School Boards Association and the Center for Digital Education honors the districts that make the best use of technology.

CoSN Awards Showcase Going Beyond Call of Duty in K-12 Tech

A Virginia school district that has pioneered many aspects of the 21st century classroom, a Virginia CIO who came up with a way to deliver Internet access to students who didn't have any in his district and a Texas CIO who led the effort to produce a new guide on district data interoperability are some of the recipients of this year's CoSN awards to recognize "outstanding commitment and contributions to K-12 education technology."

Stonington Public Schools Replaces Paper-Based Emergency Response with Mobile Platform

Stonington Public Schools has adopted a mobile safety platform to replace its paper-based emergency response system.

Discovery Communications Commits STEM Resources to Schools in Houston and Atlanta

The Science Channel and Discovery Education launch a new STEM-related initiative during the White House Science Fair.

FACE Receives $5 Million Grant To Improve College Completion Rates

The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), a partnership of schools and businesses in Riverside and San Bernardino counties in California, has won a $5 million Governor's Award for Innovation in Higher Education.

U California, Los Angeles Wins $2.5 Million for College Prep Efforts

The University of California, Los Angeles has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from California's Department of Finance in recognition of its Teaching Schools Initiative and other efforts to improve college and career readiness.

Peerless-AV Debuts New Video Stands

Peerless-AV has introduced a new lineup of video stands that can be used in multiple classrooms.

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