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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.


California District Launches $3 Million Energy Retrofit

California's Rescue Union School District has launched a $3 million initiative to improve the energy efficiency of school facilities.

Christie Expands High-Brightness Projector Line

Christie is adding three high-brightness 1-chip DLP projectors to its Q Series line.

Virtual School Adds Physical Presence

A small school district with an online school option that draws students from 11 school districts in the region is teaming up with a religious charter school in western Michigan to open and staff a storefront tutoring center.

Ontario Class Uses BYOD for Project-Based Learning

Andre Quaglia is one of the 800 teachers around the world named a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

EBSCO Adds EasyBib Integration for Citations

EBSCO has integrated EasyBib in an effort to make it easy to export citation data from EBSCO resources to EasyBib tools.

Kentucky School Wins $48,000 in Tech and Cash

Kentucky's Frederick Law Olmsted Academy North will receive $48,000 in grants as the winner of this year's Team up for Technology award.

Report: Testing and Assessment Products Are Now the Biggest Category of Ed Tech Sales

Vendor responses to SIIA’s annual ed tech market survey show that, driven by districts implementing the Common Core, sales in the testing and assessment category have reached almost $2.5 billion per school year.

Autodesk Offers Design Software Free to Secondary, Post-Secondary Schools

Autodesk has released its design software free to students, instructors and educational institutions anywhere in the world.

Survey: Admissions Officers Check Social Media Pages, Students Don't Care

Two surveys by Kaplan Test Prep find respondents saying admissions officers are more likely to check applicants' social media activity but that students aren't worried about what they'll find.

Report: Teachers at Low Income Schools Lose Teaching Time More Than Peers

A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles has found that teachers at high poverty schools are more likely than their peers to report lost instruction time owing to poor access to technology, libraries and qualified substitute teachers.

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