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.


Survey: 90% of Educators See AI as a Beacon for More Accessible Education

Digital curriculum provider Imagine Learning, in a new survey of K–12 educators’ perceptions and uses of generative AI, found that 90% of respondents believe the technology has the potential to make education more accessible for students who need personalized learning methods.

EdSAFE AI Alliance Relaunched to Promote AI 'Safety' in Education

New York City-based InnovateEDU has announced the revival of the EdSAFE AI Alliance to promote the responsible use of AI in education on a global scale. The organization is a coalition of education/learning and technology partners dedicated to fostering AI policy, collaboration, and best practices in K–12 education.

ClassIn Launches TeacherIn Courseware Management Platform

Hybrid learning platform ClassIn has launched its courseware management platform TeacherIn, which promises to bring curriculum and instructional content discovery, editing, and distribution into one platform that integrates with its namesake LMS and allows teachers and content creators to “monetize their work,” the company said in a news release.

Report: Educator Perception of Academic Growth Is on the Rise

Educators reported seeing more growth in students’ academic achievement during the 2022–23 school year, and two-thirds of educators believe that technology connecting instruction and assessment on one platform “has the power to transform teaching and learning,” according to a national survey conducted for HMH’s 2023 Educator Confidence Report.

FullBloom Acquires EmpowerU to Expand School Mental Health Services

Education and behavioral health solutions company FullBloom has acquired EmpowerU, a data-driven provider of support for students struggling with non-academic barriers to success. The merger is expected to expand FullBloom's services to enhance student outcomes, the company said, while reducing the strain on schools' limited financial resources.

Savvas Partners with Brainingcamp for Interactive Digital Math Learning Resources

Savvas Learning Company has partnered with Brainingcamp to bring visual, interactive, digital math manipulatives to its suite of learning tools for use in the K–8 curriculum. The suite will be available on Savvas' Realize digital platform.

Michigan Virtual Launches AI Lab for K–12 Research, Policy, and Development

Ed tech nonprofit Michigan Virtual is adding an AI Lab to its Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute to explore the practical and ethical applications of generative AI in K–12 educational settings, according to a news release.

Anthology to Release AI Assessment Tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra

Anthology today announced it will release a new tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra that allows users to build "authentic assessments" with the help of AI.

SIIA Releases Guiding Principles for AI in Ed Tech

The Software & Information Industry Association today released a set of guiding principles for artificial intelligence in education technology.

MedCerts Launches CTE Model Allowing Students to Earn Career Skills, Credentials, and College Credits

Stride subsidiary MedCerts, a provider of healthcare and IT training and certification programs, has developed a public school Career and Technical Education model that allows high school students who are not college bound to graduate high school with an industry-recognized credential, career-ready skills — and college credits to boot, should the student opt to attend college later on.

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