Mobile-Only Internet Access Presents Hurdles for Families, Survey Finds

Lower-income parents have "overwhelmingly positive" views about technology for their children, but significant digital inequities persist, according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. (December 0, )

Google Questioned on Student Data Privacy By U.S. Senator Franken

The Democratic Senator from Minnesota called on Google to be more transparent about the data it collects on students and how that information is being used. (December 0, )

Teachers, Teens and Social Media: Q&A with Danah Boyd

Among the hot topics at this year's EduCon 2.8 conference in Philadelphia was a new book from the founder of Data & Society on the "networked lives" of today's teens. (December 0, )

'Growth Mindset' Touted by Companies, Ed. Groups in National Campaign

Amazon Education and TenMarks, another business division of the online retailer, have helped launch a website and promotional effort to encourage teachers, students, and parents to change student attitudes about math. (September 17, 2015)

ACT Creates Low-Cost Online Test-Prep Resource

The makers of the standardized college entrance exam have partnered with ed-tech company BenchPrep to create an online preparation resource. (September 17, 2015)

PARCC Scores Lower for Students Who Took Exams on Computers

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers acknowledged the discrepancies in scores between its paper and computer exams in response to questions from Education Week. (February 3, 2016)

Reversing a Raw Deal

A three-part series that delves into the federal effort to deliver high-speed Internet to disconnected districts. (November 18, 2015)

Special Report

Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

(March 10, 2014)

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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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To innovate schools and classrooms requires more than just integrating technology and redesigning spaces. It also calls for a "significant positive change" in ... (01/26 05:14 pm)
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