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A Warning Call to K–12: NEPC Turns Off Facebook Account (04/17/18)

Research: Students Who Benefit Most from Charter Schools Are Least Likely to Apply (04/12/18)

Even the Mere Presence of a Smartphone Makes You Dumber (04/10/18)

The Real Role of Blended Learning in Instruction (04/05/18)

What Was That Math Student Thinking? Cornell Prof Aims to Find out (03/30/18)

Foundation for Blended and Online Learning Report Examines Tech Solutions to Rural Ed Challenges (03/29/18)

Report: Profit Motive Pervades Online Charter Schools and Blended Programs (03/27/18)

Data Analysis Finds Charters More Inclusive for Special Ed Students (03/22/18)

Parents Prefer E-Mail for School Messages — Far and Above Auto-Phone, Texts, Facebook (03/20/18)

E-rate Delays and Denials 'Unjust,' According to EducationSuperHighway (03/16/18)

Mentors, Encouragement, Hands-on Learning Boost Girls' Interest in STEM Substantially (03/15/18)

Non-Scientific Americans Want Kids Getting into Science (03/08/18)

Analysts Say Online Initiative Not the Answer to STEM Gaps in California (02/27/18)

Minecraft Chemistry Update Goes Live (02/22/18)

Personalized Learning Is Not about Planting Students Behind Computers (02/13/18)

Education Workers Take More Mental Health Days than People in Other Industries (02/08/18)

School Agencies and Districts Do Crummy Job of Protecting Website Visitor Security and Privacy (02/06/18)

School Agencies and Districts Do Crummy Job of Protecting Website Visitor Security and Privacy (02/02/18)

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