Selected Articles: David Nagel
David Nagel is editorial director, education for 1105 Media's Public Sector Media Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal
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James H. Shelton III has been formally confirmed as deputy secretary of education for the United States Department of Education.
A bipartisan bill that aims to cut the number of standardized tests the federal can impose on states has received approval from the nation's largest teacher's union.
Tablet adoption will continue to grow for the next several years, albeit at a much more leisurely pace than has been the case so far.
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking comment on changes to the E-rate program that are likely to go into effect next year.
Both the number of online virtual schools and the number of students enrolled in those schools grew substantially last year, according to a new report out of the University of Colorado Boulder. But the numbers aren't as high as you might expect.
Lawmakers should stop the proliferation of virtual schools until significant quality issues have been addressed. That's just one recommendation from a report released this week that evaluated the growth and performance of full-time virtual schools in the United States.
The PC market tanked last year, but not quite as badly as expected. Overall PC shipments fell 9.8 percent in 2103, slightly better than the 10.1 percent decline previously forecast by market research firm IDC.
High-speed mobile broadband is poised to explode within the next five years. According to a new forecast, by 2019, subscriptions to LTE and LTE-Advanced will reach into the billions.
The Obama administration is proposing bringing back federal funding earmarked specifically for education technology. In its fiscal 2015 budget proposal, revealed publicly today, the administration included $200 million in district-level, tech-focused competitive grants in a program called "ConnectEDucators."
Samsung has unveiled its next-generation Chromebook 2 line, which will sport Exynos 5 Octa processors with eight processing cores. The Chromebook 2, designed for schools, will be available in two configurations, offering different screen sizes and processor speeds of up to 2.1 GHz.