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.

Learning A-Z Launches New Online Portal and App

Kids A-Z offers a learning environment designed to make it easier for students to access Learning A-Z's student-facing resources, such as Raz-Kids, Headsprout, Writing A-Z and ReadyTest A-Z.

New Digital Tools Match Up With Interim Common Core Assessments

A new set of digital assignments in math and English will be available this fall that are pegged to interim assessments intended to help students meet Common Core State Standards.

Federal Student Loan Repayments for Teachers May Get Reboot

A new bipartisan bill in Congress would streamline loan repayment for teachers in high-need schools.

Sacramento School Adds Interactivity to Whiteboards with Short-Throw Projectors

A California school has adopted new projectors in each of its classrooms.

Wisconsin Districts Loading 1-to-1 iPads with Discovery Ed Techbooks

A Wisconsin school district that's kicking off an extensive 1-to-1 program will be using digital textbooks and professional development services from a private partner.

Kensington Offers Six New Mobile Device Accessories for Back-to-School

As districts around the country start heading back to school, accessory maker Kensington is offering six new products in the $27 to $60 range, including backpacks, chargers, rugged cases and more.

Arizona District Taps Private Partner for Blended Learning Curriculum

The Phoenix Union High School District has teamed with a private partner to offer students online and blended learning options for the 2015-2016 school year.

McGraw-Hill Launches Inspire Science

NTID Receives NSF Grant To Support Education of Deaf Students

The Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue its Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students program.

Bodycams Beginning To Percolate in Schools

Two school districts are adopting the use of body cameras this fall to record interactions.