After decades of false starts and unkept promises, makers of virtual-reality technology could be ready to give students a new and potentially powerful way to learn.
—Luis Enrique Ascui/AP for Education Week

Oculus Rift Fueling New Vision for Virtual Reality in K-12

After decades of false starts and unkept promises, makers of virtual-reality technology could be ready to give students a new and potentially powerful way to learn. (August 26, 2014)

Arkansas School-Broadband Landscape Not So Bleak After All, Group Contends

Arkansas officials now believe they can meet national school-connectivity goals by reprogramming existing funds and better leveraging federal E-rate dollars. (August 15, 2014)

L.A. Superintendent Deasy Defends iPad Contract From 'Political' Criticism

Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy fired back at critics questioning the integrity of the process behind a $30 million contract with Apple and Pearson. (September 2, 2014)

IKeepSafe Launches K-12 Digital Literacy Initiative With Free Online Curriculum

The curriculum, released this week, is the first in a series of lessons and resources to be released by the nonprofit over the next 18 months. (August 29, 2014)

Schools Set to Adjust to Revamped E-Rate Policies

A new version of the E-rate program will include funding for school and library wireless-technology projects, and phase out support for services that federal officials see as outmoded. (August 1, 2014)

GlassLab Opens Opportunity for Education-Game Makers

Developers hoping to transform digital learning games from lightweight classroom fun to serious instructional tools could soon have access to new technologies to help make that happen. (August 19, 2014)

L.A. Schools Chief Halts Massive iPad Contract Amid Questions

Schools Superintendent John Deasy said the district will launch a new bidding process and "no longer utilize our current contract" with Apple. (August 26, 2014)

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Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

(March 10, 2014)

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The board of Pennsylvania's Agora Cyber Charter School has decided to bring management in-house and change technology vendors for parts of its contract with K12 Inc. (09/12 05:40 pm)
MIT and Harvard University's online-learning platform edX entered the K-12 arena this week with the release of 26 MOOCs targeted at high school students. (09/12 10:58 am)
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