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.


Atlanta School for Students with Autism Goes 1:1

The Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta-based school for students with autism, has gone public with its deployment of a one-to-one computing initiative.

Hybrid Ultramobiles Continue to Be the Fastest-Growing Segment of the Mobile PC Market

With sales of 13.5 million units this year, two-in-one detachable and convertible ultramobiles have shown 77 percent year-on-year growth.

New Ultra-Short-Throw Projector Can Be Used on Any Surface

A new ultra-short-throw projector will allow users to make annotations on the image projected onto any wall, dry erase board or chalkboard without the need of a computer.

New Construction Kits Incorporate 3D Printing

A major 3D printer maker and an educational game designer are teaming up to deliver a construction kit designed to help young children develop an interest in engineering.

CompTIA Launches Online Resource for Students Interested in IT Careers

CompTIA has launched Skillsboost, a new IT careers resource for students, teachers and parents.

Education Groups Demand Vote on Federal Education Overhaul Bill

Ten major education organizations have banded together to demand a vote on legislation reauthorizing and modifying the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Report Finds Increasing Evidence of Cyber Attacks Penetrating Networks

A new study has identified a surge in the typical indicators of targeted attacks on today's networks.

Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning

The survey from University of Phoenix College of Education found that 93 percent of K-12 teachers believe that personal tech devices can link classroom learning to real-world activities, and 89 percent expect they will be used in most classrooms in the next five years.

Carnegie Mellon To Experiment with Blended Learning for Computer Science

The Pittsburgh-based university will look for "that sweet spot" between all-in-person and all-online instruction.

Report: Ed Sector Target of More Malware Events than any Other

More than a third of all malware events in 2014 occurred within the education sector, according to NTT Com Security's 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report.

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