Just hours after Betsy DeVos was officially confirmed as education secretary by the United States Senate, a Republican-led Congress dismantled rules laying out how parts of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Higher Education Act (HEA) would be implemented. On Monday, Senate and House Joint Resolution 57 and H.J. 58 were passed along for a vote to the full House by the House Rules Committee.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
High school students in New York have figured out a creative way to help feed city residents in need. Students attending schools that are part of the city's "Renewal Schools" program can convert their work in solving math problems into points that are turned into donations.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
At this year's TCEA convention, Denton Independent School District in Texas unveiled its custom-made charging cabinet that can store, charge and deploy up to 20,000 devices in the school district.
The global digital English language learning (ELL) market is expected to grow 23.36 percent between 2017 and 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.
Sony has unveiled seven new projectors designed for use in mid-sized classrooms and a new remote camera controller for lecture capture and event production.
Vernier Software & Technology today launched its Go Direct family of sensors, which includes 16 new sensors that enable scientific data collection wirelessly or via a USB connection. Vernier is exhibiting at TCEA 2017 in booth 1539.
The Urban Teacher Residency Partnership Program at the University of South Florida has adopted a video-based classroom observation platform to help student teachers share videos with mentor coaches.
FCC regulators are telling nine companies that they won’t be allowed to participate in a federal program intended to help them provide affordable internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after those companies were approved to do so.
Extron Electronics, a manufacturer of classroom audio and video solutions, today at TCEA 2017 unveiled a new, wireless microphone system designed to evenly distribute a teacher’s voice throughout the classroom.
Education services provider Follett has forged a new partnership with a New Zealand-based publishing company, expanding Follett’s library offerings by 300 fiction and nonfiction titles for K–2 classrooms.