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.


Baltimore County Schools Upgrades Network To Support Mobile Learning

Baltimore County Public Schools has implemented a new wireless network districtwide to support its mobile learning objectives.

New Fellowship Aims To Help Superintendents Implement Personalized Learning

The Lexington Institute is a public policy think tank that focuses on issues dealing with the intersection of technology and education, national security and energy.

iNACOL To Host Free Webinar on Hybrid Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a free webinar focused on the rotational model of hybrid learning.

New Canon Projector Requires a Single Ethernet Cable for HD Video, Audio, Serial Control

The new REALiS WUX500, equipped with WiFi, can also project from multiple computers wirelessly, as well as allow the projection of JPEG images without a computer.

Ed Advocates Chime in Hot and Cold on No Child Left Behind Rewrite

As the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) began markup of the Every Child Achieves Act today, education advocacy groups are making their thoughts on the proposed legislation known.

New PD Program Planned for Teacher-Leaders in SC District

The Greenville County Schools in Greenville, SC will introduce a new professional development program in 10 of its schools later this year.

New Swivl Function Lets Remote Students Control Robotic Telepresence

A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.

Shmoop Unveils 20 New Essay Labs

Digital publisher Shmoop has launched 20 new essay labs designed to help walk high school students through the writing process.

Sylvan, Tynker Partner on After-School Coding Classes

Sylvan Learning and Tynker have partnered to offer after-school coding classes at more than 600 sylvan locations.

Michigan Virtual University Adds Professional Development Courses

Knowledge Delivery Systems will relaunch 60 courses for MVU’s LearnPort, intended to help Michigan K-12 educators meet their continuing education requirements.

Whitepapers