K-12 Technology News
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3D printer maker NVBots has launched what it says is the first 3D printer with an automated print remover that can be controlled remotely.
Software for managing Apple devices in a classroom or other settings has gotten an update to leverage features of iOS 9.3.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Oregon's Hillsboro School District has begun work on a $3.5 million energy savings performance contract designed to improve operational efficiency at 13 schools.
Amidst standardized testing season, a petition calling for better, fairer and fewer tests in schools is quickly gaining support.
A program from the National Science Foundation is aiming to support the recruitment and education of STEM teachers for high-need school districts.
The University of California has granted a-g approval for an additional 30 online and blended learning courses offered by Edmentum.
The two new 3,000-lumen projectors will retail for less than $425.
The Princeton Review and CollegeWeekLive have partnered in an effort to provide prospective college students greater insight to universities they are interested in attending.
The American Civil Liberties Union, along with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and other groups, has formed a coalition to urge the FBI to get rid of its “Don’t Be a Puppet” website. The federal agency created the site to educate youth about violent extremism, but critics have argued that “Don’t Be a Puppet” focuses on American Muslims and discourages students from thinking and expressing their thoughts freely.
The Waller Independent School District has adopted a new tool to automate management of student and employee accounts.