Despite tough economic circumstances and sequestration, investment in education technology "can't wait," according to United States Representative George Miller, who addressed education leaders Monday at the CoSN 2013 conference in San Diego, CA. Miller has introduced legislation that would bring $750 million in funding specifically targeted toward technology in education, funding that has dried up with the end of EETT and ARRA.
Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago have decided to transition from traditional paper transcript exchanges to electronic transcript exchange services.
Educators can now access a new free resource designed to help measure student comprehension and mastery of mathematical concepts.
A new report from CoSN also finds that the majority of school tech budgets will decline or remain flat in the upcoming year.
This week Samsung unveiled the five grand prize winners of its Solve for Tomorrow contest.
Promethean and Boxlight have partnered to make Promethean's ActivInspire software available with Boxlight's ProjectoWrite and OutWrite interactive projectors.
Council Rock School District has added several applications to help improve network security.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
BenchPrep, a developer of online and mobile courses, is now offering 40 video courses in software training, math, science, and business.
Pearson VUE, the assessment services wing of Pearson, has acquired examination software development company Exam Design.
Nonprofit organization Learning Forward has released four free online professional learning units focused on implementing Common Core State Standards.