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.


Round Rock ISD Selects DecisionEd's Performance Management Solution

DecisionEd will provide data management, analytics and reports for more than 47,000 students in the Texas school district.

South San Francisco District Launches First Summer STEM Institute

The South San Francisco Unified School District is launching its first-ever Summer STEM Institute in an effort to prepare its students for professions in the 21st century.

Google to Bring Free Coding Clubs to 26 New York Libraries

Aiming to increase access and exposure to computer science (CS) education, the Google CS First program announced that it will open free coding clubs at 26 public libraries in New York.

Frederick County PS Adopts New ERP, SIS

Frederick County Public Schools in Virginia has selected a new enterprise resource planning system and new student information system in an effort to update and streamline its administrative processes.

Preview: RobotLAB to Unveil Robotics Curriculum at ISTE

RobotLAB will announce a new robotics curriculum for K-12 during the ISTE 2016 conference taking place next week in Denver.

ProQuest Upgrades RefWorks with New Organizational Tools

ProQuest has launched a new version of its reference management system, RefWorks, in an effort to simplify and improve research and collaboration workflows.

Symbaloo Debuts Lesson Plan Creator for Personalized Learning

Symbaloo, a resource management platform for curating and organizing online educational resources, has introduced its new Lesson Plan creator tool.

Washington School District Scratches the ‘Itch’ to Teach Coding

Teachers in Washington are implementing ITCH, a coding resource platform from Ucodemy that has ready-to-go lessons and instructional videos.

Smithsonian Launches Learning Lab to Create, Share Resource Collections

The Learning Lab offers tools for creativity, personalization and publishing, and will eventually evolve with user input.

New Report Looks to Data for Helping America's 1.3 Million Homeless Students

The number of homeless students in the United States has doubled since the 2006–2007 school year. New federal law that goes into effect with the new school year is designed to make it easier for those students to complete their education.

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