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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.


Extron Introduces New Wireless Collaboration Gateway

The ShareLink 200 is designed to enable students and teachers to share content to a central screen from their personal devices.

Verizon Expands Innovative Learning Schools Program

Verizon has expanded its Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program to eight more middle schools in four states, bringing the total number of schools in the program to 32.

SchoolDude's CrisisManager Puts Safety Plans on User Devices

Education technology company SchoolDude has entered the school security segment with the introduction of CrisisManager, an application that allows administrators to make emergency plans available on users' iOS and Android mobile devices.

Blackboard Partners With Ricoh on Document Imaging

Document imaging technology provider Ricoh will partner with Blackboard to integrate its tools with the ed tech company's teaching and learning environments.

Casio Debuts Free Mobile App for Projectors

Casio has unveiled C-Assist, a new, free mobile application that lets educators display content from their tablet or smartphone on Casio projectors.

ASCD Presents Common Core Webinar Series

The Virtual Learning Network webinars are designed to help educators with curriculum, assessment and instruction that align with the Common Core State Standards.

PAR Reading Accommodation Assessment Goes Digital

Don Johnston has released a new online assessment, uPAR, a digital version of the PAR protocol, a guide that helps educators select instructional reading accommodations for students, which was previously only available in print.

Miami School Adopts Student Device Management App

A school in Miami, FL is the first formal customer for a new application intended to manage student access to the Internet.

Blackboard Releases Cloud Version of Learn

Education technology company Blackboard has made available a cloud version of its learning management system promised during BbWorld this past summer.

PALS Marketplace Intros Assessment Tool for iPads

PALS Marketplace has launched a new tool that uploads phonological awareness literacy screening data to the company's Online Score Entry and Reporting System while students take assessments on iPads.

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