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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Data Opinion How to Start Using Data to Achieve Equity for Students
Schools are awash with data but rarely do anything with it. One district started out by limiting the tools it uses.
Mackey Pendergrast & Erica Hartman
5 min read
Privacy & Security Ed Tech Usage is Up. So Are Parent Privacy Concerns
Both parents and students want more say in how their personal information is used, according to a recent report.
2 min read
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Privacy & Security Thousands of School Websites Went Down in a Cyberattack. It'll Happen Again, Experts Say
Cyberattacks on technology and education companies that work with K-12 schools are becoming a growing concern for educators, experts say.
4 min read
Personalized Learning Personalized Learning Debates Put Too Much Emphasis on Technology, School Leaders Say
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a big boost for personalized learning, most educators say. But it can't be all about tech, they add.
4 min read
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Classroom Technology Schools Are Battling Tech Fatigue. How Are They Responding?
Blended learning—a mix of face-to-face and online instruction—is declining in popularity, a Christensen Institute survey shows.
2 min read
Conceptual image of an in-person classroom in front of a virtual class
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Privacy & Security Cyberattacks Are Up. The Feds Must Help Schools Cope, Watchdog Agency Says
The U.S. Department of Education’s years-old plan to help protect schools from digital threats needs a rethink, according to the GAO.
2 min read
Gloved hand reaching into a laptop screen hacking someone's account.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Marketplace K-12 K-12 Dealmaking: Texthelp Makes Acquisition; Austrian Company GoStudent Announces Major Fundraise
Texthelp has acquired Don Johnson, Inc., in a pairing of companies focused on technology for special needs populations, and European tutoring provider GoStudent has raised €300 million.
5 min read
K-12 Insider How One Florida District Is Diagnosing 'Learning Loss,' and Charting a Way Forward
A top district official from the Pasco County Schools in Florida talks about the district's efforts to promote equitable opportunities for students, and help them explore career paths.
Sean Cavanagh & Jolie Radunich
9 min read
Exclusive Data A New Era for RFPs: What Education Companies Need to Know About Virtual Bidding 
An Edweek Market Brief survey breaks down whether districts are shifting to online solicitations, or sticking with in-person bids.
Emma Kate Fittes
7 min read
Purchasing Alert North Carolina District to Buy Math Internship Program; Pennsylvania System Seeks Mental Health Services
A district in North Carolina has issued an RFP for a math teacher internship program, while a system in Pennsylvania looks for mental health services.
Jolie Radunich
2 min read

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