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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.


Empowering Student Success on College Admissions Tests

Helping students prepare to apply for college is no easy task. With the ACT making changes to its testing rules, there are steps that students, parents and educators can take to ensure positive results.

Amazon CS Initiative Reaches 2,000 High Schools

The Amazon Future Engineering Program is providing Title I schools with resources to teach high students Intro and AP computer science courses.

Sony Intros STEAM Trial Kit for Robotics Coding and Design

Sony is giving educators a sneak peek of its KOOV Educator Kit through a new trial version that supports two learners and comes with 86 blocks, accessories, sensors, motors and LEDs.

Marty the Robot Gets Makeover

Robotical, an Edinburgh, UK robotics company that introduced "Marty" in 2016 as a STEM learning tool, has announced a second-generation version that comes with new resources for the classrooms.

Rural Districts Get Project Lead the Way Funding

Rural school districts in Missouri are gaining more STEM access through a $250,000 state-grant being administered by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Gale Launches Curriculum Tool Kit for Educators

Gale In Context: For Educators provides teachers with a suite of standards-aligned lesson plans and instructional materials designed for K-12 classrooms.

Grants to Cover Cost of School Safety Software Licenses

The grant program will allow districts to cover the cost of school-wide deployment for ed tech solutions that align with the Safer Schools Framework

Free Guide Offers STEM Advice

Boxlight, a company known for its audiovisual gear for the classroom, has issued a free guide to help teachers know where to find apps, activities, ideas and funding to support STEM learning.

How Teachers Incorporate STEM Learning into the Classroom

A new ED report identifies nine dimensions of effective STEM learning practices that are used in classrooms today.

$9 Million San Antonio Fiber Project to Come at No Cost to the District

San Antonio Independent School District in Texas recently broke ground on the site where a new fiber network will connect every single campus and office facility with almost 80 miles of cabling.

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