K-12 Technology News

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Alabama District Nears Complete Rollout of 1-to-1 Program

Alexander City Schools is nearing the end of a two-year rollout of a 1-to-1 program that will eventually see a computer in the hands of each of its 3,400 students.

CoSN Launches Digital Equity Campaign

Calling equitable Internet access the "civil rights issue of today," the Consortium for School Networking has launched a Digital Equity Action Toolkit to give school district leaders tools they can use to advocate for and obtain Internet access for their students in their communities.

PowerSchool, PeopleAdmin Partner on Talent Management, SIS Integration

PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin have partnered to integrate PowerSchool's student information system and PeopleAdmin's TalentEd Perform teacher evaluation system.

GoGuardian for Teachers Adds Google Classroom Integration

GoGuardian has integrated its GoGuardian for Teachers classroom management and communication tool with Google Classroom.

CollegeWeekLive, National Honor Society Partner on Virtual College Fair

Outstanding high school juniors and other underclassmen will be able to connect with colleges and universities in live chats.

Tennessee District Adopts Online Registration To Centralize Data Collection

Tennessee's Collierville Schools is adopting a new customized online registration solution in an effort to centralize data collection.

Technology Aids Understanding Science of Learning

A group of scientists who research learning came together from around the country for a National Science Foundation conference to share their "latest findings, lessons learned [and] new directions."

School Improvement Network Unveils New Teacher Observation Tool

School Improvement Network has launched Edivate Observe, a classroom observation tool designed to help support teacher growth through highly personalized professional development plans.

3D-Printable Fossil Collection Adds 400 Monkey Skulls

MorphoSource, a database of downloadable files for printing fossils, has added scans of 400 skulls, along with other bones, from 59 different species of monkey.

NSA, LifeJourney Partner To Offer Students a Taste of Cybersecurity Careers

LifeJourney, an online career simulation experience provider, will launch Day of Cyber February 29 at the RSA 2016 Conference in San Francisco in conjunction with the National Security Agency.

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