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.

Wyoming District Turns to Blended Learning to Bring Readers to Grade Level

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 USD Adopts SIS to Help Meet Mandates and Fulfill District's Vision

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 Taps DeeperDive to Expand Teacher PD Content

Performance Matters has partnered with DeeperDive Learning to add new content to its Truenorthlogic PD program.

E-rate Update Helps Improve Internet Access at Schools, But Not Enough

The biggest allotment of E-rate requests in applications for fiscal year 2016 was dedicated to data and internet service. More than $2.3 billion focused on that type of funding help.

Wyoming Department of Education Introduces Digital Learning Initiative

The Wyoming Department of Education is the newest state to join Future Ready Schools, a national movement that provides district leadership with research-based digital learning and planning materials.

California District to Save $4 Million with Solar

The Soledad Unified School District will install a new solar photovoltaic system projected to save $45,000 in annual energy costs.

Dallas District Goes All in with ERP Provider

The Lancaster Independent School District in Dallas has decided to replace its current finance, human resources and payroll systems by expanding an existing partnership.

Free Tools Map K–12 Student Migration

Oakland University teamed up with Munetrix to provide data-driven solutions for schools and municipalities to map K–12 student migration.

Accountant Reconsiders Plea in Online Charter School Founder's Tax Fraud

An accountant charged with helping the founder and former CEO of Pennsylvania’s largest online charter school avoid federal income taxes on more than $8 million siphoned from the school has reconsidered a guilty plea, the accountant’s defense attorney told the Associated Press Monday.

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