K-12 Technology News

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GoGuardian Offers Early Access to Chromebook Management Tool

GoGuardian, a company that develops digital learning software, has developed a new tool designed to help educators manage large numbers of Chromebooks.

Ramsey School District Upgrades to Private Fiber Network

Ramsey School District in New Jersey has upgraded to a 100 percent fiber network to support several bandwidth-intensive education initiatives.

Amazon Wins $30 Million Contract to Sell E-Books to NYC Schools

Amazon.com has won a $30 million contract to sell e-books to New York City public schools. With the option to extend the contract for two more years, the deal could be worth more than twice the price.

New Report Critical of Virtual and Blended Schools

A new national report finds that participation in online and blended learning schools is increasing, despite evidence that students are struggling in them and performance outcomes are below traditional public schools.

Bedtime Math To Expand to 6 Cities

Bedtime Math, a nonprofit organization billing itself as a "math ambassador," will expand to a half dozen new cities following a pilot project at Newark Public Schools.

Link-Systems Updates Whiteboard Collaboration Tool

WorldWideWhiteboard 6.0 offers several new distance learning options.

NSTA Launches STEM Initiative for Children 5 and Under

The NSTA Initiative for Learners 0 to 5 will provide resources that teachers, parents and child care providers can use to stimulate interest in science among young children.

Swivl’s New Classroom Tools Emphasize Student Data and Personalization

Swivl aims to make whole-child learning a reality with four new educational tools for teachers and students.

Sacramento County District Takes School Safety Training Online

The San Juan Unified School District has already given two mandated courses on sexual harassment and child abuse reporting online to its 5,000 employees.

Odysseyware To Focus on Innovation in New Event Series

Online curriculum provider Odysseyware is launching a new series of live and virtual events on innovations in instructional models.

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