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How Many of the Most Influential People in Ed Tech Are Working Educators?

Ed Tech Digest named half a dozen principals and technology directors to a list of the 100 biggest influencers in ed tech. (December 0, )

The FCC Just Made It Tougher to Address the 'Homework Gap', Ed-Tech Leaders Say

Ed-tech leaders are disappointed that the FCC has put the kibosh on a plan they say would have helped schools connect more students with wireless internet. (December 0, )

K12 Inc. Data Breach Opens Doors to Students' Personal Information

A K12 Inc. company database that included information for 19,000 students was available for anyone with an internet connection to see for at least a week. (December 0, )

Civil Rights Groups Sound Alarm Over Florida School-Safety Database

Citing Education Week's reporting, the ACLU and nearly three dozen other groups asked Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately halt construction of the new statewide database, scheduled to be operational Aug. 1. (December 0, )

How to Help Introverted Students Express Themselves in Class

Technology can help reach students who might be reluctant to raise their hands in class or volunteer to be the line leader. (December 0, )

Social Media a Double-Edged Sword for Students With Disabilities, Study Finds

Students with disabilities were more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying, according to a study from the Ruderman Family Foundation. (December 0, )

Audit: Maryland Dept. Did Not Properly Store Data for 1.4 Million Students

The Maryland State Department of Education "inappropriately stored" personal information of 1.4 million students and more than 230,000 teachers, leaving them vulnerable to potential bad actors, according to an audit. (December 0, )

Special Report

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

(April 17, 2018)

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

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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Ed-Tech Researcher Blog

A final farewell and thank you to three years of writing on EdTech Researcher. (10/31 02:20 pm)
Final thoughts after six and a half years of blogging with Education Week. (10/30 06:44 pm)
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