K-12 Technology News

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Stratasys Introduces Advanced Color Management Software

New software from Stratasys combines advanced color management with a direct design-to-3D print workflow.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Unveils New Videos for Curious World Service

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has debuted 58 new original videos for its Curious World interactive content service.

States Getting More Forthcoming about Student Proficiency Levels

With a few exceptions, the "honesty gap" is closing. That's the phrase that was used in a report issued last year by education non-profit Achieve to describe disparities that surfaced in the results of student proficiency as rated by the state tests for English language arts and math and the ones issued by the National Assessment of Educational Progress.

CAP Report Calls for Better, Fairer and Fewer Standardized Tests

As CAP notes in "Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act," the changes introduced by ESSA may have reduced "the level of angst regarding testing among teachers and parents," but they won't "necessarily lead to better outcomes for students."

President Calls on Country to Deliver CS Education to All Students

President Obama said he wants to see a stronger commitment to computer science in American schools, and he's laid out a new initiative to make that a reality.

Box Announces New Integrations With Microsoft

In an effort to make it easier for people to work with their Microsoft Office documents stored in Box, the content management and collaboration platform has introduced three new integrations with Microsoft products.

Fuel Education Launches Online Career Readiness Pathways

Fuel Education has launched a new blended and online program, Career Readiness Pathways, for career and technical education.

Stratasys Debuts 3D Printing Modules for Middle and High Schools

Stratasys has introduced seven 3D printing education modules for middle and high schools. The company will release the modules between January 2016 and the end of the school year.

Report: Phishing Attacks on the Upswing

Phishing attacks are up 13 percent and spear phishing attacks are up 22 percent from 2014, according to new research from Wombat Security Technologies.

Minnesota ED Taps Partner To Enhance STEM Ed

The Minnesota Department of Education has selected a partner to provide an online learning platform and technology curriculum for STEM education in 200 high schools across the state.

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