Fewer than 30 percent of K-12 school technology leaders believe their district is ready for online assessments, according to an.
Also high on the list of concerns expressed by ed-tech officials: improving wireless access and creating better mobile-learning opportunities in the classroom.
The findings come from the Washington-based COSN’s third annual survey of K-12 officials who report being the highest-ranking ed-tech leader in their district.
The results were released last week at the organization’s annual conference in Atlanta.
Among other survey findings:
• Fifty-seven percent of respondents said data-privacy concerns are more important now than last year.
• Eighty-four percent expect instructional materials in their districts to be at least 50 percent digital within the next three years; and,
• Nearly 3 of 5 respondents reported no change in their district’s technology budget. Thirty percent reported an increase, while 10 percent reported a decrease.
A version of this article appeared in the March 25, 2015 edition of Education Week as Online Testing