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.

Scholastic Debuts Comprehensive Literacy Solutions

Scholastic has launched a suite of comprehensive literacy solutions that are customizable and connected to new learning standards, according to information from the company.

Vernier Offers Free Data-Collection Technology Workshops

The 36 workshops around the country this fall are designed to help STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their classes.

Squirrels Releases New Screensharing App

The new Reflector Student mobile app allows students to view real-time content from teachers and peers on their smartphones and tablets.

San Francisco USD Expands Computer Science Initiatives

San Francisco Unified School District has received an additional $6 million in funding from the Salesforce Foundation to expand the district's computer science curriculum and technology resources.

Google Classroom Adds New Features

Teachers can now use Classroom to initiate question-driven discussions and to reuse assignments, announcements or questions from previous classes.

New Modular Fiber Interface for Camera Systems Suits Legacy Locations

A United Kingdom-based company has launched a new interface specifically for delivering fiber connectivity to compact and remote high-definition pan/tilt cameras in locations where updating cabling is difficult.

Istation Launches Adaptive Math Curriculum

Istation, provider of digital reading instruction and assessment tools, is expanding to personalized math resources with the introduction of Istation Math.

Adobe Updates Captivate 9 and Launches LMS

Adobe has entered the learning management system market with the introduction of Adobe Captivate Prime. The company has also released an updated version of Captivate, its e-learning authoring tool.

Report: Most Parents of College-Bound Students Unaware of Upcoming SAT Changes

With changes to the SAT set to take effect in March 2016, 85 percent of parents with college-bound children are still unaware of the coming update, according to a new survey from Kaplan Test Prep.

Education.com Offers 1,000 Lesson Plans for $75 Subscription

Subscribers to Education.com Pro will have access to new materials for educators of preschool through fifth grade students, in subjects including math, science, reading and social studies.