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.
Albuquerque Public Schools has recently gone public with its use of an operations management tool it says has helped save $2 million over the course of five years through preventive maintenance.
A new report from The Learning Accelerator and Innovation Partners America highlights four exemplary initiatives that accelerate blended and personalized learning in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and Rhode Island.
An education technology company that produces an application for filtering and managing computing devices in the classroom has a new in-kind grant program available.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Follett, through Project Connect, has unveiled two new online courses that teach digital citizenship and leadership skills to librarians.
Edmentum and the Northwest Evaluation Association are extending an existing partnership to offer a personalized learning tool to high school students.
WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools, and Perfection Learning have teamed up to offer enriched precalculus content.
Parallels has released an update to Remote Application Server (RAS). The latest version of the remote desktop software, version 15.5, adds new iOS and Android clients and support for Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Windows Server 2016.
Arkansas State University is partnering with information skills solutions provider Credo to deliver information literacy resources to Arkansas students in grades 7 through 12.
The broadband situation in K–12 has improved substantially in the last four years, with most systems reporting that their schools meet or exceed the short-term broadband target of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students set by the FCC. But the goal of 1 Gbps per 1,000 students is still distant for most.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has found in a new report that, in school districts where at least 30 percent of students were enrolled in charter schools, nearly all had a higher percentage of students who scored proficient on state tests than their counterparts in traditional public schools.