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Arizona Board of Ed to Pilot English Language Learning Software

The Arizona Department of Education, in cooperation with the Arizona State Board of Education, has launched a two-year pilot program of a technology-based language development and literacy intervention program for English language learners in kindergarten through grade 6.

New Mexico ED Selects Formative Assessment Provider for Grades K-3

The New Mexico Public Education Department has selected a partner to provide formative assessments in reading for students in grades K-3.

Facebook Commits $15 Million to Code.org to Diversify Computer Science Education

Code.org will use the donation over the next five years to expand access to computer science education to underrepresented populations.

La Serna High Student Inspires Launch of STEM Classes

A girl who knows how to code can change the world. At least, that’s what Markie Wagner of Whittier, CA thinks.

Chromebooks Help Drive PCs Upward in U.S. as Worldwide Computer Shipments Continue Slump

Worldwide PC shipments declined 5.2 percent in the second quarter of 2016 when compared to the second quarter of 2015, according to preliminary results from technology research firm Gartner. Strong gains in Chrome shipments buoy U.S. market.

Smartdesks Unveils Combination Mobile Sit-Stand Conference Table Component

Smartdesks has introduced a new conference table component that will allow an individual to use it sitting or standing. At the same time, it can be used as a desk for a single student or as part of a conference table.

Motorola Solutions Foundation Provides $2.81 Million in Grants to Promote STEM

Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, is providing $2.81 million in grants to organizations to promote STEM education, with a focus on women and people of color.

Schools Adopt Tech to Prime Development of Earliest Learners

The National Association of Elementary School Principals announced the winners of its Digital Leader of Early Learning Awards during NAESP's annual conference last week.

Tennessee Music Programs Produce Digital Works

Students in music programs across Williamson County use music production software to compose original works.

Nation's First District-Wide Blended Program Set to Enter Year 2

A year after a Yuma, AZ district introduced an iPad 1-to-1 program into grades K-8, at least one of its schools is seeking grant money to set up a program that would provide activities before and after school for students as well as classes for parents.

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