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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Classroom Technology From Our Research Center During COVID-19, Schools Have Made a Mad Dash to 1-to-1 Computing. What Happens Next?
Districts that purchased devices for hybrid and remote learning will have to determine how to use them for in-person instruction.
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Classroom Technology From Our Research Center Most Students Now Have Home Internet Access. But What About the Ones Who Don't?
Here's what school districts, states, and the federal governments are doing to improve at-home access to digital devices and the Internet.
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Classroom Technology From Our Research Center 'A Year of Tremendous Growth.' How the Pandemic Forced Teachers to Master Technology
Educators nationwide say their ability to use technology for instruction improved significantly during the pandemic.
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Privacy & Security What the Research Says 'High-Surveillance' Schools Lead to More Suspensions, Lower Achievement
Cameras, drug sweeps, and other surveillance increase exclusionary discipline, regardless of actual student misbehavior, new research finds.
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New research suggests such surveillance systems may increase discipline disparities.
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Privacy & Security Hackers Post 26,000 Broward School Files Online After District Doesn't Pay Ransom
Hackers who demanded up to $40 million from the Broward School District have now published nearly 26,000 files stolen from district servers.
Scott Travis, South Florida Sun Sentinel
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Privacy & Security Download Cyberattacks Are on the Rise. Here's How Schools Should Respond (Downloadable Guide)
When hackers disrupt a district's network, consequences can be wide-ranging, from unexpected costs to communication challenges.
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IT Management Schools Are Flush With Stimulus Money. Will They Waste It on Unproven Technology?
Districts are throwing billions of dollars at ed tech that could be ineffective, underutilized, and come with hidden long-term costs.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Purchasing Alert Alaska District Seeking Supplemental Education Services; New York District Looking for Vocational Education Services
A district in New York is looking for vocational education services, and a district in Alaska is seeking supplemental education services.
Jayden Khatib
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Marketplace K-12 Global Demand for K-12 Devices Outstrips Supply, Creating More Delays for Schools
Demand to equip K-12 students with laptops and tablets continues to soar globally and outstrip manufacturing capacity, according to a new analysis of the market by Futuresource Consulting.
David Saleh Rauf
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Marketplace K-12 Learning Loss During COVID Will Fuel Economic Losses, Business Leaders Predict
Business leaders last week sounded the alarm that COVID-19 is causing significant learning losses, particularly in early literacy, and laid out a set of recommendations for how policymakers should tackle the issue.
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Purchasing Alert Texas District Eyes Career-Tech Ed. Resources; Illinois District Looks for Wide Array of Ed Tech
A district in Texas is looking for career and technical education resources, and a district in Illinois is seeking ed-tech products.
Jayden Khatib
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