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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.


Georgia Institutions Share $4.5 Million in Grants

Eighteen educational institutions and groups in Georgia will share $4.5 million over the next two years to improve student achievement in the state.

DC Public Schools Selects partner for Social Studies Assessments

District of Columbia Public Schools has chosen a partner to develop items for its online social studies assessments of students in grades 6-8.

Washington Ed Tech Co-Op Adds New Services

The Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) has expanded its relationship with a provider of tools for gathering student information.

Aerohive Intros Ruggedized 802.11ac Access Point for Outdoor Wireless

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.

Grant: Get an Active Learning Classroom from Steelcase Education

North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.

California District Adopts Online Registration and Payment Tools

California's San Marino Unified School District has adopted an online registration and payment system in an effort to streamline the processes.

Florida STEAM School Goes 1:1 with Grant Funding

A federal magnet program gives a Melbourne, FL school $1 million to provide each student with a laptop.

iRobot Debuts Roomba-Based Robot Platform for STEM Ed

iRobot has launched a preassembled robot platform, dubbed Create 2, designed to give students, teachers and developers experience programming robots.

E-Learning Software Tops Educator Shopping List

When it comes to choosing what technology will be added to schools, e-learning and classroom management top the list. While half of schools already use e-learning software and online homework portals, another 29 percent expect to add or update that in their classroom arsenals, according to a new report from CompTIA.

Servers See Mild Growth in Q3

The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.

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