K-12 Technology News
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Girls Who Code has launched its Girls Who Code Loop app, available on iOS and Android for free. The platform serves as a community forum for questions and announcements on coding, college, jobs and internships.
InfoComm International, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry in the United States and internationally, has signed an agreement with Downey Unified School District in Los Angeles County to offer foundational AV coursework.
An Indiana university that hosts a Toyota manufacturing education program expects to see a boost in admissions with a new marketing partnership the auto company has formed with an online STEM hub.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Dell has donated $40,000 and additional support to Girls Who Code, in an effort to improve and expand school programs that teach computer science to girls.
Several of the nine Ohio cyber schools under investigation for allegedly inflating student attendance records say they will appeal state audits and challenge efforts to recover tens of millions of dollars already provided in tax money.
Boston Public Schools has wrapped its first Boston STEM Week, an immersive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning experience for grades 6 through 8 that took place from October 3 to 7.
Englewood Public School District in New Jersey purchased a literacy app for students in grades pre-K–3.
Vernier and the National Science Teachers Association have opened applications for their annual technology awards.
The Siemens Foundation has added two new partners to its STEM Middle-Skill Initiative, which aims to support the development of middle school students' skills in science, technology, engineering and math.
To support the national Computer Science for All intiative, Learning.com has launched the first annual Code-a-Thon, a nationwide coding competition for elementary and middle school students.