Trump's Anti-Immigration Rhetoric Fuels Data Concerns

Education officials are wrestling with how they would protect student data if the Trump administration tried to use it for immigration-enforcement purposes. (January 13, 2017)

Ransomware Attacks Force School Districts to Shore Up—or Pay Up

Schools are being hit with a form of malware that locks away computer files unless they can be restored from backups or a ransom is paid. (January 10, 2017)

Personalized Learning and the 'Internet of Things:' Q&A

A new center at the University of Southern California brings together education and engineering to research sensors-based networks in the classroom. (February 1, 2017)

Under New Leadership, FCC Quashes Report on E-rate Program's Success

The FCC rescinded a report showing its own program has helped spur falling bandwidth prices and new access to high-speed broadband for schools and libraries. (February 8, 2017)

Faster Internet, Lower Bandwidth Costs for Schools, Study Shows

The E-rate program, state broadband initiatives, and technological improvements continue to yield big gains in K-12 internet connectivity, according to a new analysis by EducationSuperHighway. (January 17, 2017)

Betsy DeVos Used Cherry-Picked Graduation Rates for Cyber Charters

In written responses to a key Democratic senator, the nominee for education secretary used those figures to argue that full-time online charter schools are a valuable option for families. (February 1, 2017)

Ed-Tech Skeptic Larry Cuban Finds New Perspective

After three decades of writing about the classroom limitations of technology, the Stanford professor talks about his observations of some promising approaches. (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)
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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