'Fake News,' Bogus Tweets Raise Stakes for Media Literacy

Educators find themselves behind the eight ball, expected to help students negotiate everything from internet hoaxes to partisan policy advocacy disguised as unbiased news. (December 8, 2016)

A Virtual Mess: Inside Colorado's Largest Online Charter School

At Colorado's 4,000-student GOAL Academy, just 1 in 4 students uses the learning software each day. The founder helped direct millions of dollars to his for-profit management company. (November 3, 2016)

What Is Digital Literacy?

For educators, digital literacy means much more than learning to read online. Here's a guide to understanding it. (November 8, 2016)

Warning Sounded on Tech Disrupting Student Sleep

Schools are paying renewed attention to researchers' warnings that the "blue light" from mobile devices can shake the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. (November 29, 2016)

Encryption Sorely Lacking in Ed-Tech Products, Survey Finds

Many vendors lack even minimal data-security protections, leaving school and student data vulnerable, according to Common Sense Education. (December 0, )

Tech Giant Oracle Makes Billion-Dollar Pledge for Coding Education in Europe

The money will go towards providing a mix of software, curriculum, and professional development for teachers of computer science. (December 0, )

K-12 Leaders Can Now See Who Pays What for District Broadband

With Compare & Connect K-12, district leaders can see what neighboring leaders pay for broadband, and negotiate better deals for their own, the site's creator says. (December 0, )

Special Report

Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

At the Education Business Forum, executives learned how the booming use of technology in schools around the world could open doors and stir competition. (12/11 03:05 pm)
Three major investors in ed-tech said companies looking for investment capital should focus on addressing unmet needs in schools. (12/09 09:53 pm)
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Schools that keep getting better are places where the adults love learning with one another and model that passion for students. (12/09 01:27 pm)
Video and ideas from the forthcoming Launching Innovation in Schools MOOC that explains four ways that school leaders can support innovation. (11/29 03:41 pm)
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