K-12 Technology News

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UNESCO Report Proposes Global Measures for Monitoring Ed Progress

UNESCO, the United Nations organization focused on education, science and culture, has released a proposed set of indicators to monitor education progress globally.

New Lightweight VR Glasses Offer 120 Hz Refresh, 110-degree FoV

A Chinese company will begin shipping virtual reality glasses this week that weigh 4 ounces, considerably lighter than other VR offerings.

Barracuda and Aerohive Bolster Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.

Researchers To Study Student Achievement at Virtual Schools

Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.

Kramer Intros BYOD AV Control in the Cloud

Pro AV vendor Kramer has launched K-Touch 3.0, a cloud-based platform for room control and automation via any Android or iOS device.

Colorado League of Charter Schools Turns to Nonprofit To Improve Assessment

The Colorado League of Charter Schools has teamed with a private partner in an effort to improve student assessment at charter schools across the state.

Washington Students Learn Computer Science Through Game Development

A half-dozen students in Washington are learning computer science skills at the local headquarters of a game developer.

New Charging Carts Introduced by Trident Case

Two new charging carts have been introduced by Trident Case, including one that will charge up to 30 tablets at one time.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Adds New Developer Portal

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched the HMH Developer Portal, a new online interface where developers, designers and educators can access the company's newly exposed application programming interfaces (APIs) to create new learning applications and integrate them with HMH applications.

Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiatives Are Top Priority for State Teachers of the Year

The top three funding priorities for student learning are anti-poverty initiatives, early learning and reducing barriers to learning, according to a new survey of the State Teachers of the Year.

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