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How Digital Games Take the Stress Out of Formative Tests

Elementary school teachers in the Peach State are using "game-based" formative assessments to take a pulse on their students' learning. (February 5, 2019)

Koch Group Touts Education Push on Curriculum, Technology

Officials with the powerful political network led by conservative billionaire Charles Koch said that they are promoting a state-level education strategy that they hope educators and teachers unions will support. (January 29, 2019)

K-12 Dealmaking: Follett Helps Libraries With Genre Organization; McGraw-Hill Launches New Math, Science Curricula

Macmillan Publishers gets a new president; Coursera promotes new education courses; and Rosetta Stone unveils improved app. (December 0, )

States Earn Low Grades on Student-Data Privacy Protections From New Report Card

A recent report that analyzes the thoroughness and quality of student-data privacy laws passed in the U.S. may be more misleading than it is illuminating. (December 0, )

Ed-Tech Startups at FETC Promote Both Mission and Profitability

This year among more than 30 entries to FETC’s Pitchfest to award the title of most innovative startup, many of the companies had a social mission in addition to being for-profit models. (January 31, 2019)

Messaging App Remind and Verizon Resolve Dispute Over Fee, Free Texting Service to Continue

Verizon announced that the company would not charge any additional fees to Remind for text messages sent over its platform. (December 0, )

Teachers Are Turning to Podcasts as an Instructional Tool

From kindergarten to high school, teachers are using student-made podcasts to nurture students' reading, writing, and interviewing skills. (December 0, )

Special Report

Technology Counts 2018: National Survey: What Do Principals Believe?

(April 17, 2018)

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Money Is Flowing to Social-Emotional Learning: Allstate Foundation Dedicates $45 Million

The foundation, which plans to support programs in public and private schools, said it expects to reach 25 percent of the nation's youth with its SEL offerings by 2022. (December 0, )

School-to-Work Issues Are Surging in State Legislatures

In 2018, states introduced 165 bills on workforce development in education, and 27 proposals made it into law, according to the Education Commission of the States. (December 0, )

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