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Survey: 87 Percent of E-rate Applicants Say Funding Vital to Connectivity Goals (06/28/17)

Report: Google Gaining in U.S. Classrooms, Apple's iOS Slipping (06/27/17)

Research: Boys Say They're More Likely to Pursue STEM Careers Than Girls (06/22/17)

Milwaukee Public Schools to Receive Hotspots, Tablets, Smartphones from Sprint (06/21/17)

IoT to Represent More Than Half of Connected Device Landscape by 2021 (06/20/17)

Alabama State ED Gives Students Free Access to Learning Tools Over Summer (06/15/17)

K–12 Cyber Incidents Have Been Increasing in 2017 (06/14/17)

Iowa to Issue $25K Awards for STEM Proposals that Join School and Career (06/13/17)

Google’s New Curriculum and Game Encourage Kids to ‘Be Internet Awesome’ (06/08/17)

'No Grades' Pilot Eliminates Grades in K-8 (06/07/17)

Report: Half of Rhode Island 1-to-1 Programs Can Remotely Access Students' Devices (06/06/17)

South Carolina Recruits Teachers of Tomorrow to Fill Teacher Shortage (06/01/17)

DC Voucher Program Study Shows Mixed Results (05/31/17)

Report: Students with Learning and Attention Issues Three Times More Likely to Drop Out (05/24/17)

Minecraft: Education Edition 1.0.1 Released with Code Builder Support (05/23/17)

Only 16 Teacher Prep Programs Ranked as 'Top Tier' in New Report (05/18/17)

Edmodo Investigates Millions of User Accounts for Sale on Dark Web (05/16/17)

Study: Preschoolers Learn Similarly for Digital and Print Books (05/11/17)

Teachers Face a Gamut of Grades in the Classroom (05/10/17)

Administration of $4 Billion School Funding Program May Be 'Out for Contract' Following USAC CEO Resignation (05/09/17)

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