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.


Montana to Implement DreamBox Math, Reading Plus Statewide for Grades 3–8

DreamBox Learning has been selected by the Montana Office of Public Instruction to provide its DreamBox Math and Reading Plus solutions to grades 3–8 statewide, according to a news release.

Tynker Offers Peek at New LLM-Powered Coding Aid for Students

K–12 game-based coding platform Tynker has developed an AI-powered solution for ages 6–12 called Tynker Copilot that leverages the capabilities of Large Language Models to transform students’ ideas into visual block code for apps and games, the company said in a news release.

3D Ed Tech Providers Launch School Bundle on Immersive Math, Science Hardware and Software

IQH3D, maker of glasses-free 3D technology, and immersive instructional platform Saras-3D have announced the North American launch of their cutting-edge 3D learning tools for physics, biology, chemistry, and mathematics students grades 9–12 — and a new bundle offer for school districts, the companies said in a news release.

IT Spending to Top $5 Trillion in 2024

IT spending worldwide will grow by 8%, reaching $5.1 trillion in 2024. According to a new report from market research firm Gartner, AI is a contributing factor in that growth, but the impacts of generative AI won't be felt until the following year.

Centegix Debuts Safety Platform Uniting Its Emergency Response Tech Solutions

Incident response technology vendor Centegix has launched a new integrated, cloud-based Safety Platform that unites its various school safety solutions and connects with emergency responder partners, the company said in a news release.

Smart Factory Believers Program Looks to Bring STEM Tools to Middle and High Schools

A consortium of companies and organizations is working to foster STEM education in middle schools and high schools serving underrepresented communities under a program called Smart Factory Believers.

Staffing Challenges Still Plague Most Public K–12 Schools

A report released today by the National Center for Education Statistics revealed that the vast majority of public schools in the United States are still facing challenges hiring teachers and staff, though fewer report feeling "understaffed."

Renaissance Intros Tool to Identify Student Challenges and Apply Interventions

Education technology company Renaissance has announced Renaissance Fundamentals, an assessment tool to help educators identify why students are struggling in school, apply interventions, and reassess to determine if the interventions are working.

80% of Enterprises will Deploy AI Apps or APIs in Production Environments by 2026

3 key technologies will drive generative AI in the enterprise.

The Center for Model Schools and AASA Partner to Support K–12 Superintendents and School Leaders

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s (HMH) Center for Model Schools (Center) and the School Superintendents Association (AASA) have partnered to help superintendents and other school leaders to improve teaching and learning to advance equity and support their communities.

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