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.


Logitech Intros Portable Videoconferencing for Under $500

Logitech is rolling out the ConferenceCam Connect, a portable all-in-one videoconferencing device that costs less than some office chairs.

Teacher Program Hopes To Pump Cybersecurity Careers in STEM Classes

CompTIA is teaming up with an online STEM career guidance service to promote jobs in cybersecurity to middle and high school students.

Knovation Partners with My Big Campus on OER Integration

Knovation has partnered with Lightspeed Systems to make netTrekker digital resources available via My Big Campus.

Dale: Smart Phones Belong in Schools

"This is where our schools are. This is where our world is going," according to Warren Dale, technology facilitator for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Augmented Reality: Bringing a New Dimension to Learning

Augmented reality demonstrations give students, who have grown up learning about the world from video screens, a new view of the world that they are comfortable with, according to tech enthusiast and educator Drew Minock.

Predictions for the Future of Student Data Privacy

Berkman Center fellows Leah Plunkett and Paulina Haduong share their insights into the future of student data privacy. What direction will policy take? What will schools' responsibilities entail?

Kentucky Valley Ed Cooperative Adopts Resource Library for Digital Transition

The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative has adopted a resource library to help its member schools transition to using digital content.

District Gets Teachers Up to Date With New Training Subsite

A K-8 district in Bakersfield, CA, helped teachers make the transition to a 1-to-1 laptop program by creating a subsite on its own Web site where they could share their experiences to help each other.

Santa Fe Public Schools Expands Optical LAN Deployment

Santa Fe Public Schools has expanded its deployment of a fiber-based LAN to seven additional schools.

HP Rolls Out Quad-Core Tablets for Education with Windows or Android

HP is wading into the low-cost education tablet market with the introduction of several new devices specifically designed to stand up to K-12 student usage. At the same time the company has introduced new training for teachers who want to learn more about the PISA international assessment.

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