Poor Students Face Digital Divide in How Teachers Learn to Use Tech

America's most innovative schools constantly help teachers learn to use technology. But in many high-poverty schools, the barriers to good teacher training can seem insurmountable. (June 12, 2017)

Will Online Tools Make Texas Instruments' Graphing Calculators Obsolete?

Startup company Desmos is taking on Texas Instruments with its free, web-based calculator, which is attracting the attention of teachers and test providers. (June 12, 2017)

'Course-Choice' Efforts Grow to Give Students More Options

As internet connectivity improves in rural America, many schools are expanding online options for students who lack access to hard-to-staff courses. (June 12, 2017)

State Data: How Do Students Actually Use Classroom Computers?

Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress sheds light on the ways 8th grade students use classroom computers in math class. Data is broken down by state. (June 12, 2017)

Projectors Face New Classroom Competition

Educators are now considering televisions in place of classroom projectors, but concerns about adaptability remain. (June 12, 2017)

Online Classes for K-12 Schools: What You Need to Know

Millions of public school students now take classes online. But educators know shockingly little about the quality of the courses, who is enrolling in them, or how students are doing. (June 12, 2017)

What Will Trump's FCC Mean for America's Schools?

The FCC has played a big role in bringing high-speed internet to thousands of schools, but new chairman Ajit Pai has many K-12 leaders worried. (June 12, 2017)

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Technology Counts 2017: Classroom Tech: Where Schools Stand

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Sweeping New Fla. Law Set to Shake Up Charter School Landscape, Testing

Gov. Rick Scott signed into law HB 7069 over the strong objections of school officials, who say it was crafted behind closed doors and will siphon funds from traditional public schools. (May 19, 2017)

Wave of New Ed Tech In K-12 to Usher In Classroom Redesigns, Survey Finds

School leaders are getting ready to make a case for renovated or new classroom designs that will accommodate how students learn with technology. (May 17, 2017)

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