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Microsoft Puts Data Privacy on Its Branding Agenda

By backing research and speaking out on the topic, the technology giant is encouraging school officials across the country to demand strong student-data privacy. (July 8, 2014)

FCC Prepares to Vote on E-Rate Overhaul

Schools and libraries hungry for faster and more reliably funded Wi-Fi connections will be watching the July 11 open meeting of the Federal Communications Commission closely. (July 8, 2014)

Ed-Tech Community Faces Sexism Concerns

From sexual harassment to the glass ceiling, the challenges women face in the workplace are suddenly front and center in the educational technology world. (July 3, 2014)

Special Ed Week Report: Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace

This special report focuses on the educational technology marketplace, including what it looks like, how it works, and the changes that are likely to shape it. (June 9, 2014)

Major Policy Shifts, Economic Forces Shape the Ed-Tech Market

Common-core standards and assessments and healthier local and state budgets are fueling spending by K-12 schools in the multibillion-dollar market for educational technology. (June 9, 2014)

Amid Skepticism, Blended-Learning Models Aim to Transform Teachers' Work

Some advocates say that digitally oriented instructional arrangements can improve not only student learning but teachers' working conditions and job satisfaction as well. (June 18, 2014)

Award-Winning Educator Taps Technology to Layer Instruction

English teacher Diana Neebe helped create her school's 1-to-1 iPad curriculum. Along the way, she reconceptualized English class. (June 18, 2014)

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E-Rate Plan for Wi-Fi Expansion Draws Praise, and Calls for Greater Action

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released his proposal to modernize the E-rate program today, allocating $2 billion over the next two years to boost Wi-Fi in schools. (June 20, 2014)

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Skills in Demand: Preparing Students for the High Growth Jobs of the Future

Join this webinar to help find new ways to provide curricula that empowers students to be well-developed, civically competent individuals after high school. (July 10, 2014)

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State Lawmakers Assert Influence Over Standards

Amid intense debate over the common core, 10 states have recently enacted laws that place new restrictions or specifications on how state boards of education adopt standards (June 23, 2014)

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Schoology Wins Contract for Ambitious Ed-Tech Project in Uruguay

Schoology, an American developer of learning management systems, has won a contract to deliver services in Uruguay, which has embarked on one of the world's most ambitious ed-tech projects. (June 12, 2014)

Pearson, N.M. Officials Push Back in Common-Core Contract Battle

New Mexico state officials describe a protest over a major common-core testing contract by the American Institutes for Research as "frivolous," in a filing with the state purchasing director. (June 20, 2014)

Fortune 500 List Lacks Ed. Companies, But Includes Prominent K-12 Vendors

While the magazine's 2014 rankings do not include education companies, they do feature leading businesses that sell in the K-12 marketplace. (June 17, 2014)

School Leaders See Potential for Mobile Devices to Help College, Career Preparation, Survey Finds

Forty-six percent of school administrators cite mobile device use as a "major factor" in college- and career-readiness instruction for students. (June 23, 2014)

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