'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, )

FCC Chair to Step Down; Championed E-Rate Reform, 'Net Neutrality'

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who led a reform of the E-rate program and promoted "net neutrality," will step down on Jan. 20. (December 0, )

For Ed-Tech CEO, Trump Era Presents Many-Sided Threat

From immigration to gender equality to trade policy to the common-core standards, littleBits CEO Ayah Bdeir is worried about what a Trump administration will mean for ed tech. (December 0, )

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Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

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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)
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