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Study of Education Technology Finds Mixed Results (09/20/17)

Digital Learning Fund to Help Teachers Acquire Technology (09/19/17)

Teachers in Non-Traditional Classrooms Value Digital Tools for Personalized Learning (09/14/17)

Cornell Engineering Debuts Online Collaboration Space for Makers in Grades 6-12 (09/13/17)

Report: More Students Hit NWEA Reading and Math Targets Through Personalized Learning (09/12/17)

Senate Ed Appropriations Subcommittee Approves $68.3 Billion in Discretionary Spending (09/07/17)

Curriculum Needs Greater Emphasis in Education Reform (09/06/17)

Report: Federally Impacted Schools Need $4.2 Billion in Construction (09/05/17)

College Program Offers 'Freshman Year for Free' (08/30/17)

Google and 4-H to Establish Coding Program in 22 States; States Urged to Use Data to Improve Teacher Prep (08/29/17)

FCC Auction to Fill in Rural Broadband Gaps (08/24/17)

High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Largely on Their Own in College Application Process (08/23/17)

Report: Minecraft Builds Problem-Solving and Empathy Skills in Students (08/22/17)

State Pumps $10.2 Million into Alternative Teacher Comp Plans (08/10/17)

Report: 90 Percent of Parents Say Their Student Performs at Grade Level, Only 1 in 3 Does (08/09/17)

Report: Teachers Spend Up to $5,000 Out of Pocket on Classroom Supplies (08/08/17)

Requiring College Exams Boosts Enrollment (08/03/17)

Report: AI Will Be in Nearly All New Software by 2020 (08/02/17)

Report: Educator Confidence in Technology Increasing (08/01/17)

Report: Best Practices for ELL Students in Personalized Environments (07/27/17)

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