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.


PublicSchoolWORKS Enhances Progress Monitoring and Data Analytics for Staff Training System

PublicSchoolWORKS is enhancing its Staff Training System, a tool for tracking staff and teacher training for school safety that’s part of the EmployeeSafe Suite.

WiFi 6 to Drive Continued Growth in Wireless Networking Hardware

The immediate future looks bright for the wireless hardware market, thanks in part to anticipated enterprise adoption of WiFi 6.

Grants & Upcoming Events (Week of June 17, 2019)

Upcoming funding opportunities for schools

Games and Classroom Discussion Coming to ST Math with New Chats Feature

MIND Research Institute is releasing an update to ST Math that includes new group activities centered around math games.

Gaming Computers and 2-in-1 Devices Surge as Overall Computing Market Slides

While traditional personal computers and tablets are continuing to lose their luster worldwide, other types of computing devices are holding strong.

Kajeet Launches Program to Make School-Home Broadband Access More Affordable

Kajeet has kicked off a new program aimed at making school and home broadband access more affordable for schools. The program, ConnectEdNow, provides free hardware, device subsidies and a discounted data plan.

AR/VR Classroom Kits Coming to K–12

Two education companies are teaming up to deliver virtual reality and augmented reality kits to K-12.

Report: The Right Policies Are Needed for Microcredentials to Succeed

Two education nonprofits examined the challenges and possibilities posed by the use of microcredentials as a structure for helping teachers get the professional learning they need.

Epson Intros Interactive Laser Projectors for Classrooms

Epson today unveiled two new ultra-short-throw models in its BrightLink line of projectors, both using a “virtually maintenance-free” laser light source.

Server Shipments Decline, While Increased Price Points Drive Revenues Upward

The server market contracted in terms of volume in the first quarter of 2019, while revenues increased compared to the same period a year ago.

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