—Jeff Swensen for Education Week

Pittsburgh Network Eyed as Model for Supporting Digital Learning

A group of local foundations, universities, technologists, and advocates have created a blueprint for supporting digital innovation in the early years and beyond that the White House and others hope to replicate in other cities. (January 13, 2015)

—Carolyn Kaster/AP

Obama Calls for Stronger Protections on Student-Data Privacy

A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound. (January 12, 2015)

—Jessica Kourkounis for Education Week

Finding the Right Fit for Ed Tech in Early Years

The most useful and appropriate classroom technology can change as children move up the academic ladder from pre-K to 3rd grade. (January 2, 2015)

Confronting Ed Tech's 'Monsters': Q&A With Blogger Audrey Watters

Hack Education founder Audrey Watters takes on ClassDojo, Khan Academy, Knewton, B.F. Skinner, and the ed-tech sector's lack of historical awareness in a self-published new book. (January 8, 2015)

Ed-Tech Purchasing Defined by 'Pervasive Culture of Can't,' Says Report

The Center on Reinventing Public Education says districts need to clear away bureaucratic barriers and "imagined restrictions" in procurement. (January 7, 2015)

E-Rate Undergoing Major Policy, Budget Upgrades

A series of broad policy changes to the E-rate will bring billions of dollars in increased funding and a greater focus on high-speed wireless technologies to schools and libraries. (January 6, 2015)

What Good Technology Use Looks Like in the Early Years

This multimedia presentation explores how students at Pennsylvania's Belmont Hills Elementary School are using ed tech to conduct research, create content, and reflect on their own learning. (January 7, 2015)

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Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

Plans are underway to wind down the New Schools Venture Fund's seed fund, which has supported education efforts with philanthropic dollars. (01/26 06:00 pm)
Citelighter, an ed-tech startup with an online platform designed to break the writing process down into simple steps, raised $2 million in Seed-2 financing. (01/26 04:23 pm)
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