K-12 Technology News

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Maine Elementary School Earns $10,000 for Robotics Course

Acton Elementary School placed first in a school grant contest that aims to further STEM curriculum in Maine schools.

Flipped Learning Network Shifts to Community-Driven Hub

The organization is transitioning to a facilitated network with professional development opportunities for educators engaged in flipped learning.

Omaha Opening State's First Public Virtual School — for Homeschoolers

The largest district in the state of Nebraska will be testing out the viability of a virtual school starting this fall.

Modo Labs Introduces New Messaging Platform

Mobile engagement company Modo Labs has released Modo Communicate, an extension to its mobile platform that can simultaneously deliver push notifications, in-app banner messages, text messages and e-mail from a central administration system.

Technavio Announces Top 4 Emerging Trends in LMS

Technavio, a London-based technology research firm, has determined what it assesses are the most important trends expected to impact the learning management systems (LMS) market in the United States from 2016 to 2020.

NYU Tandon Welcomes K-12 Students, Teachers for STEMNow

New York University's Tandon School of Engineering will launch its fourth annual STEMNow program this week in an effort to inspire excitement about science, technology, engineering and math among K-12 students.

Florida School Secures Campus with COPsync911

The Texas-based company allows faculty and staff to immediately and silently alert law enforcement whenever threatening situations arise.

K12 and California Virtual Academies Settle with State

A Virginia-based for-profit company that operates online charter schools in California has reached a $168.5 million settlement with the state’s attorney general's office over allegations that it manipulated attendance records, engaged in false advertising and overstated the academic progress of students.

Buena Regional High School Deploys Student Engagement Platform

Buena Regional High School in New Jersey has implemented a student engagement platform designed to teach students about issues related to social and emotional well-being.

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