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 Suggests 59% of AI Early Adopters Are Accelerating Its Use, But 40% Lag Behind

IBM's 2023 AI Adoption Index survey of enterprise-scale companies worldwide found that about the same number (42%) adopted AI early on as those who are still exploring or experimenting with it (40%). But of those who adopted AI early, 59% are accelerating their use or investment in it.

D2L Adds Practice and Quiz Questions to Generative AI Beta Program

Learning technology company D2L has expanded its generative AI program with the ability to generate practice and quiz questions based on current course content.

Scribbles Software Announces K–12 Document Management System Updates

Document management company Scribbles Software has rolled out improvements to its ScribOnline platform to make records handling easier for K–12 school systems.

Bluum Adds New Solutions for Esports, STEAM Curricula, School Security

Ed tech company Bluum has introduced customizable kits with five new solutions for K–12 and higher education, it announced at its recent Impact 2024 conference.

Common Sense Media to Collaborate with OpenAI on AI Guidelines and Education

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit that provides tools, reviews, and other resources to help vet technology and media for children, has announced a partnership with OpenAI focused on teenagers' use of artificial intelligence.

K12Leaders Introduces Free Data Advocacy Resources for K–12 Educators

K–12 professional network organization K12Leaders (K12L) has made available The Learning Accelerator's (TLA) "Guide for Data Advocacy" as a featured free learning community on its online platform, available to all K–12 educators.

New Analytics Platform Aims to Promote Equity and Inclusion in Educational Leadership

Voice4Equity (V4E), a national organization promoting women and women of color as K–12 school superintendents, and The Superintendent Lab (TSL), a superintendency data and research company, have partnered to debut an AI-driven Education Leadership Analytics platform to promote equity and inclusion in educational leadership through policy, practice, and research.

SXSW EDU 2024 Highlights for K-12 Education Leaders

This March 4-7, SXSW EDU returns to Austin for a wide range of learning and mentorship experiences, performances, film screenings, future-focused competitions, and more.

Iowa Program Adds Derivita Math Resources to Bolster STEM Curricula

Digital mathematics platform company Derivita has been chosen as one of 14 providers by the Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council at the Iowa Department of Education to be part of the state's 2024-25 Iowa STEM Scale-Up Program.

Google Announces New Education Features and AI Tools, New Chromebooks

Google has announced 15 new Chromebooks and more than 30 new Google for Education features, both available now and to be rolled out this year, the company said in a blog about its recent and upcoming showcases at annual ed tech exhibition Bett 2024.