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Study: Tech-Enabled Early Warning Systems Can Have Positive Impact on Chronic Absenteeism and Course Failure Rates (04/27/17)

Language Learning Apps Haven't Helped Struggling ELL Students (04/26/17)

Lacking a Teacher, NJ High School Offers Chemistry on Computers (04/25/17)

Kids Prefer Math and Science Subjects While Parents Value Reading and Writing (04/20/17)

Proposed Law Puts Professors in the K-12 Classroom (04/19/17)

Report: Tech Companies Are Spying on Children Through Devices and Software Used in Classroom (04/18/17)

Report Assesses ELA Programs In-Depth (04/13/17)

State Progress on K-12 Computer Science Ed Policies: 'We Have a Long Way to Go' (04/12/17)

CA's Top Superintendent Leaves for Ed Tech Startup AltSchool (04/11/17)

Richard Culatta to Head Up ISTE (04/06/17)

'Ignored Potential': Report Urges Schools to Encourage African-American Girls to Pursue Engineering (04/05/17)

Finland's Phenomenon-Based Learning Subject of Learning Award (04/04/17)

Houston Nonprofit Delivers Refurbished Computers, Tech Education to Underserved Youth (03/30/17)

Research: Let's Move STEM Learning Earlier (03/29/17)

Are UTeach Teachers More Effective at STEM? (03/28/17)

3D Printing with Plants? Researchers Find a Way (03/23/17)

New Alliance Works to Bring College into High School (03/22/17)

G Suite for Education Now Open for Personal Google Accounts, Outside Domains (03/21/17)

Report: Overtime, Low Wages Causing Educator Stress (03/16/17)

Eradicating Black-White Graduation Gap Demands Multi-Pronged Efforts (03/15/17)

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