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.
The Soledad Unified School District will install a new solar photovoltaic system projected to save $45,000 in annual energy costs.
The Lancaster Independent School District in Dallas has decided to replace its current finance, human resources and payroll systems by expanding an existing partnership.
Oakland University teamed up with Munetrix to provide data-driven solutions for schools and municipalities to map K–12 student migration.
An accountant charged with helping the founder and former CEO of Pennsylvania’s largest online charter school avoid federal income taxes on more than $8 million siphoned from the school has reconsidered a guilty plea, the accountant’s defense attorney told the Associated Press Monday.
Caterpillar teamed up with Spark 101 to launch its free challenge that teaches students about driverless trucks.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has appointed Cheryl Scott Williams interim CEO, the trade organization announced Monday. Williams is a nationally recognized leader in education reform, with extensive experience leading nonprofit boards and building successful board-staff relationships.
Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Bradley University have received a $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effectiveness of K-12 efforts to encourage computing skills.
Contributions from the 49ers Foundation, Chevron and Silicon Valley Education Foundation have been used to building a high-tech STEM lab and program at Santa Clara High School.
At the Computer Science for All summit, the White House announced that Codesters would bring computer science curriculum to more than 5,000 students enrolled at 100 Title I schools in New York City.