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.

Georgia Cyber Academy Extends Relationship with Discovery Education to Integrate Digital Resources into Instruction

Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) has extended its multi-year partnership with Discovery Education to help create engaging digital learning experiences for its 11,000 students.

Google Unveils New LearnLM Models for Students, Gemini Features for Education

Google is priming its various generative AI technologies to meet the needs of educators, the company announced at its Google I/O conference.

The Innovation Project Offers PD Resources to North Carolina Teachers

North Carolina educators will now have access to professional development resources through a new collaboration between The Innovation Project (TIP), a nonprofit collaborative focused on transformative education practices, and online professional learning provider Teaching Channel.

Clever Introduces Layered Security Solution for Identity and Access Management

Digital learning platform Clever has announced a layered security solution that utilizes multiple layers of protection to provide secure identity and access management for schools.

Prodigy Learning Partnership Brings CS Curriculum and Assessments to Minecraft

Prodigy Learning and Minecraft Education have partnered to bring computer science (CS) and coding skills to learners through the immersive world of Minecraft.

Integration Brings Canva, Google Slides, Geckoboard to Carousel Digital Signage Platform

Carousel Digital Signage has introduced native integrations with popular design, presentation, and dashboard tools Canva, Google Slides, and Geckoboard.

Illinois District Taps into Free Tutoring Resources

Grayville Community School District 1 in Illinois has partnered with Varsity Tutors for Schools, a Nerdy company, to provide its live online tutoring platform to the district, students, and families at no cost.

New Initiative Working with Ed Tech Vendors to Address Key Cybersecurity Challenges for Schools and Districts

A new collaboration between the University of California, Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED), dubbed the Partnership for Advancing Cybersecurity in Education (PACE), is bringing education technology vendors and cybersecurity experts together to "improve the defensibility and resilience of K-12 digital infrastructure," according to a news announcement.

U.S. Department of State Introduces Cybersecurity Framework

The U.S. Department of State has published a comprehensive cybersecurity framework aimed at international cooperation when targeting cybercriminals and strengthening defenses.

Scribbles Software Announces Updates to Speed Student Records Processing

Scribbles Software has expanded the capabilities of its ScribOrder online records processing and payment system with two new options: ScribOrder Starter and ScribOrder Essentials.