KidPass, a New York-based website and activity booking service, has launched a new platform — the first subscription service featuring an extensive and comprehensive directory of kids’ classes in New York City, available now to parents in all five boroughs of the city. KidPass plans to expand to five additional cities soon, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Chicago.
The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.2 percent in 2016 to total $208.6 billion, up from $178 billion in 2015, according to recent reports by tech market research firm Gartner.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has launched an initiative to bring high-speed broadband and digital learning opportunities to public schools across the state.
Georgia's Fayette County Public Schools is adopting wireless sensors for use in STEM education across all 26 of its schools in an effort to encourage inquiry-based learning.
The Department of Education launched the Building STEM Teacher Leadership website, in an effort to provide practical information and planning guidance to enhance STEM programs.
Guilford County Schools in North Carolina is implementing a new app for students to track their service learning hours.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached settlements with four major companies, blocking them from using tracking technology on their popular children’s websites.
Tampa Preparatory School has installed 70 Lightspeed audio systems in its newly reopened and redesigned Tampa Prep Upper School in Tampa, FL.
Lenovo has updated its LanSchool Classroom Management tool with expanded Chromebook support and other improvements.
More than 46,000 students worldwide are expected to build robots and STEM skills during the FIRST Tech Challenge, “Velocity Vortex,” which kicked off Sept. 10 and continues through 2017.