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.


NCSC, Breakthrough Technologies Unveil Alternate Assessment Platform

The National Center and State Collaborative and Breakthrough Technologies have developed an online delivery platform for a new alternate assessment program for students with cognitive disabilities.

Aerohive Debuts HiveSchool

Aerohive Networks has introduced HiveSchool, the company's new, free connected learning application for K-12 classrooms.

Report: Education Tech Spending on the Rise

Spending for education technology is up this school year, continuing a rise that started last year following three years of recession thrift.

Tablets to See Slow Resurgence

Tablet sales declined substantially in 2015, but they aren't down for good, according to one market research firm. Nevertheless, their short-term growth will be slower than previously expected.

Epson Unveils Projectors Designed for Use With Smart Whiteboards

Epson has introduced three new projectors designed to be integrated with Smart Technologies' interactive whiteboards.

Videotel Debuts Digital Signage Media Player with Scheduling, Interactivity

Digital signage company Videotel has released an "industrial-grade" media player that includes a built-in scheduler.

Soundtrap Releases Education Edition for Online Music Collaboration

An application that allows students to collaborate on making music and doing audio recording is getting an education treatment, including integration with Google's learning management system.

Toshiba Launches Surveillance Education Program

Toshiba's security division has introduced a new bundle of services for schools that use its surveillance equipment.

In 2016 Smartphones, IoT and Mobile Payment Top List for Break-ins

Malware will grow. Attacks on Android and other mobile devices will continue. And payment platforms and the Internet of Things will become sources for new kinds of security vulnerabilities. These all surface as predictions from security vendor Panda Software for the new year.

TabPilot Unveils Teacher Tools for iOS

TabPilot has launched Teacher Tools for iOS, an app that allows teachers to control student iPads through an iOS device using TabPilot mobile device management.

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