Elite Private Schools Use Wide Range of Ed-Tech Strategies

The approaches diverge from those taken by most of their public school counterparts, but experts suggest the tactics and strategies could be replicated. (March 24, 2015)

E-Rate Funding Requests Booming; Application Deadline Extended

Requests for E-rate funds could hit $5.1 billion this year, fueled largely by new funding for internal wireless connections. (March 17, 2015)

—Swikar Patel/Education Week

Momentum Grows for Digital-Content 'Interoperability' Standards

Ed-tech vendors took a hard look at new digital-content 'interoperability' standards touted by the Houston school district during the annual CoSN conference. (March 17, 2015)

Federal Student-Data-Privacy Bill Delayed Following Criticism

A proposed bill that would establish a new baseline for federal involvement in protecting student-data privacy will undergo further revision before being formally introduced. (March 23, 2015)

'Education Innovation Clusters' Aim to Improve Schools

The regional partnerships among school districts, research organizations, private companies, and other groups are emerging around the world to address educational challenges. (March 17, 2015)

Schools Not Ready for Online Tests, Most District Ed-Tech Leaders Say

Assessment readiness is the number-one priority for K-12 ed-tech leaders, but fewer than 30 percent report being ready for new online exams. (March 16, 2015)

—Ian C. Bates/Education Week

Chief Technology Officers Play Key Role in Curricular Issues

Some school districts are testing new approaches to address a common challenge: how to get academic and technology departments to work more closely together. (March 16, 2015)

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Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

(March 10, 2014)

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

Educators in the United States and abroad judged 395 ed-tech products, narrowing the field to 157 finalists. In May, 28 winners will be announced. (03/31 07:23 pm)
Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, real­-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding. (03/31 04:10 pm)
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The Learning at Scale project can be about trying to replicate tutorials at scale, or it can be about creating learning experiences where scale is an affordance rather than a ... (03/24 10:20 pm)
The New York Times investigates the possibilities of, and problems with, blended learning. (03/13 09:42 am)
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