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.

Game Therapy Helps Children with Sensory Problems

A recent study found that game-based therapy helps children with sensory integration dysfunction (SID) improve their body-kinesthetic skills across the board.

States Include Stricter Language in Student Data Privacy Legislation

Student information is getting a regulatory makeover on a massive scale, on its way to proper regulation, as legislators in 38 states considered 185 bills on student data privacy this year, many with stricter language protections for students.

Groovy Lab in a Box Partners with Popular Mechanics on STEM Kits

Groovy Lab in a Box, provider of STEM kits for students aged eight years and older, has partnered with Popular Mechanics to release a series of Popular Mechanics boxes.

Report: Where's the 'Computer Science' in STEM?

According to the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a non-profit science and technology think tank, while there's a certain "groundswell of interest" in CS in the United States, it's still not enough to address the high demand for skilled workers among employers.

New Mexico Expands Math Curriculum to All Elementary Grades

The New Mexico Public Education Department has adopted a new math curriculum for use by students in grades 3-5.

Maine Adopts State-Level Data Platform

The Maine Department of Education has selected a partner to provide a state level student information and reporting system.

Pike County SD Adopts College Search Tools

Pike County School District in Georgia has selected a K-12 college and career readiness platform in an effort to help students find the colleges that best suit them in terms of academic fit, affordability, size and culture.

CEV Multimedia Debuts Health Science Curriculum

CEV Multimedia has launched a new health sciences curriculum for students interested in careers in healthcare and health science industries.

Quantile Measures for Math Added to Kansas Student Assessments

Kansas will be working with a research and education technology company to add an additional dimension to how students are assessed.

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