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.


Quantile Measures for Math Added to Kansas Student Assessments

Kansas will be working with a research and education technology company to add an additional dimension to how students are assessed.

White House Taps Technology to ‘Hack’ Challenges Facing Foster Care Youth

Several new policies, initiatives and tools were announced at the White House’s hackathon.

Edinburg Consolidated ISD Deploys Augmented Reality Reading Curriculum

Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District in Texas has implemented a supplemental reading curriculum for more than 100 of its early elementary classrooms to support reading instruction, particularly for at-risk students, English language learners and students with special needs.

Pennsylvania Districts Make Joint Decision To Upgrade Financial, Personnel Processes

Four school districts in Bedford County, PA have all decided to automate what were mainly manual financial and personnel management systems with the same software.

Arizona District To Deploy Game-Based Math with $200,000 Grant

Arizona's Osborn School District will deploy a blended math program across five schools as the result of a $200,000 grant from the APS Foundation.

PeopleAdmin Expands Talent Management Software Portfolio with TeacherMatch Acquisition

PeopleAdmin and TeacherMatch, two providers of talent management software for education, have combined to offer a comprehensive talent management platform and analytical solution intended for identifying, hiring and developing effective teachers.

McGraw-Hill Debuts Access Manager Rostering Tool

McGraw-Hill Education has introduced Access Manager, a rostering tool designed to simplify the process of moving student rosters into McGraw-Hill Education digital tools.

Harvard Grad School of Ed Debuts Online Data Wise Institute

The Harvard Graduate School of Education has introduced an online version of its Data Wise Leadership Institute.

Classkick Expands onto the Web for Chromebooks and Traditional Computers

Classkick has expanded its collaborative assignment platform onto the Web. Previously, it was available only as an iOS app for iPad.

Sycamore School Adds Google Classroom Coursework Integration

Sycamore Education now integrates with Google Classroom Coursework, expanding the number of Google Apps for Education tools integrated with Sycamore Education's Web-based school management system.

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