K-12 Technology News

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How Should Schools Respond to Law Enforcement Requests for Student Records?

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has released a new paper designed to help school and district personnel understand how to respond to law enforcement requests for student information.

California State Assembly Passes Resolution in Favor of Net Neutrality, E-rate

The California State Assembly has passed Assembly Joint Resolution 7, a measure pressing the federal government to support net neutrality.

Poll: Academic Achievement Less Valuable than Career Prep

Academic achievement is highly over-rated — at least to many Americans. The U.S. public would like to see their education dollars to go into programs that support career preparation and soft skills while giving a thumbs-down to vouchers and standardized testing.

NetSupport Expands IT Asset Management to iOS, Chrome

NetSupport has updated its IT asset management solution to work with a wider array of operating systems, to better manage users and more.

Academy School Revamps STEM Program for Classical Ed

The independent Berkeley-based school takes a Socratic, constructivist approach to education.

STEMscopes Update Improves Accessibility, Adds Games

Accelerate Learning has updated its digital science curriculum, STEMscopes, in an effort to improve engagement, increase accessibility and more.

6.5 Million Students Lack Adequate Access

Altogether, 74,000 schools, 2.6 million teachers and 39.2 million students now have at least the minimum connectivity to access digital learning, while 1,587 rural schools still lack adequate infrastructure to meet the requirements.

NEC Rolls Out Interactive Display Bundles for Classrooms

NEC has unveiled two new bundles designed specifically for K-12 and higher education and featuring large format displays.

Second Step, Panorama Partner to Pair Social-Emotional Assessment, Curricula

As a result of the partnership, Panorama's assessment tools have been aligned with the Second Step program to help guide instruction, intervention and individual student supports.

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