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Data Privacy Legislation Scrutinized in NASBE Report (04/06/16)

Hit by Testing Provider Outages, Alaska Cancels Online Assessments (04/05/16)

Research University Offers Scholarships to Gamers, Building 'eSports' Gaming Arena for Live Streaming of Gaming Competitions (03/31/16)

NASA Awards $10 Million Grant to Develop Digital Science Courseware (03/30/16)

Oculus Rift VR Sets Begin Shipping (03/29/16)

Teaching with Call of Duty, World of Warcraft Subject of New Penn State Course (03/24/16)

Report: Shift to ESSA Can Bring Personalized Learning into Focus (03/23/16)

Report: Teacher Prep Reform Gets It Way Wrong (03/22/16)

New Teachers (Mostly) Prepped for Class; Not so Sure about PBL (03/17/16)

Report: Using Ed Tech to Boost Development of Social-Emotional Learning Skills (03/16/16)

Panel: Ditch Grades Now, Focus on Student Learning (03/15/16)

U.S. Education Department Makes Push for $1.1 Billion in CTE Funding (03/10/16)

Teachers Report: OER In, Textbooks Out (03/09/16)

Texas District Adopts Platform To Bring STEAM Pros to the Classroom (03/08/16)

Lemelson-MIT Program Expands Invention Initiative to California (03/03/16)

Pindex Promises Pinterest for Educators (03/02/16)

Federal #GoOpen Campaign Gains Support from Districts, Tech Sector (03/01/16)

Technology Aids Understanding Science of Learning (02/25/16)

Many Community College Students Are Not Prepared for College-Level Work, Report Shows (02/24/16)

To Parents, 'STEM Careers' Doesn't Mean Teaching; It Means Engineering (02/23/16)

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