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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.


iboss FireSphere Updates APT Functions with Network Anomaly Monitoring

A security technology company has upgraded one of its tools to flag malware that may already be working inside the network. iboss, which last fall released FireSphere, its advanced persistent threat software, has enhanced it with new functionality.

Continuum Ed, Gooru Partner on Personalized Learning Resources

Continuum Education and Gooru have partnered in an effort to help educators provide personalized learning for their students.

BenQ Introduces New Displays and Projectors

BenQ has released five new classroom display products designed to enhance learning and conserve energy.

ASCD Calls for 2-Year State Assessment Accountability Moratorium

ASCD has issued a statement calling on policymakers to place a moratorium on using standardized assessments for accountability purposes.

Greater Essex County District Launches Technology Education Program

Greater Essex County District in Ontario, Canada has launched an initiative to provide teachers with professional development on educational technology and educate students about digital citizenship, according to a report in the Windsor Star of Windsor, ON.

Small K-4 School Revives Its Academics With Hybrid Learning Initiative

The 120-student school in eastern Pennsylvania has seen attitudes and, district officials say, test scores improve with its total immersion in blended learning.

TabPilot Offers Tablet Manager for Free to iPad Schools

Public and private K-12 schools with 25 or more iPads can use the system for free in exchange for feedback on their user experience.

Metro Nashville Schools Shares Data-Driven Decision Making Process

Metro Nashville Public Schools has teamed with a nonprofit partner to release a video detailing its practices for incorporating data into decision making.

Florida School Moves to Digital Crisis Management for Real Time Updates

Miami's Palmer Trinity School has adopted a new mobile safety platform that provides step-by-step instructions for 18 emergency response plans.

Philadelphia Middle Schoolers To Compete To Build Sustainable Vehicle Models

Teams of Philadelphia students in grades 7-8 will compete to build models of environmentally sustainable people moving vehicles thanks to a collaboration between the University City Science Center, the Philadelphia Math + Science Coalition and a private partner.

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