K-12 Technology News
Here you'll find the latest news from the education technology world, from the newest hardware and software releases to policy and funding updates to research reports to school and district tech initiatives. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will offer a free webinar focused on instructional tools for personalized learning next month.
JourneyEd.com, a reseller of education technology, has launched a new technology leasing service for K-12 and higher education.
MakerBot has introduced a number of new 3D printer products it says will better serve the needs of educators.
NextTier Education has launched a new platform designed to help students, counselors and parents in the college search, planning an application processes.
The nonprofit Aspen Institute has launched a National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development. The commission will advance a new vision for what constitutes success in schools: the full integration of social, emotional and academic development to ensure every student is prepared to thrive in school and in life.
Oakland Unified School District in California plans to open its new Computer Science and Technology Academy at Skyline High School.
A new initiative is intended to close the gap between the number of students in Chicago Public Schools who aspire to earn a college degree (75 percent) and those who are projected to do so within 10 years of starting high school (18 percent). The To&Through Project is a joint effort of the Urban Education Institute and Network for College Success, both organizations based at the University of Chicago.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Wyoming's Albany County School District #1 will deploy a blended reading program in an effort to ensure that all students are reading at or above grade level.
Elk Grove Unified School District in California plans to implement a new student information system with an integrated gradebook, parent and student portals, scheduling capabilities and an online registration system.
Performance Matters has partnered with DeeperDive Learning to add new content to its Truenorthlogic PD program.