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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Future of Work What's the Purpose of K-12 Education in the Age of Automation?
Author Daniel Susskind talks about the role of education in a world where machines are taking over many of the tasks done by human beings.
9 min read
Classroom Technology Opinion Beyond the Invite: What Is Clubhouse and Why Should Educators Care?
Clubhouse is a new social-media app with clubs, rooms, and stages. Why are so many educators flocking to it right now?
7 min read
Infrastructure 'Big Burden' for Schools Trying to Give Kids Internet Access
A year into the pandemic, millions of students remain without internet because of financial hurdles and logistical difficulties.
5 min read
Ed-Tech Policy Letter to the Editor Using E-Rate to Address the Homework Gap
The FCC's E-rate program can provide relief to many families, says this letter author from the Internet Society.
1 min read
Classroom Technology Opinion The Stanford Scholar Bent on Helping Digital Readers Spot Fake News
Rick Hess speaks with Sam Wineburg about fake news, digital learning, and how to help children navigate online content.
7 min read
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Privacy & Security Teachers Are Watching Students' Screens During Remote Learning. Is That Invasion of Privacy?
The tools help teachers keep remote students on track and pinpoint who needs help. Some parents and students worry about over-surveillance.
16 min read
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Future of Work Which U.S. States Are Best Positioned to Innovate? How K-12 Schools Influence the Rankings
A new report ranks states in terms of how good an environment they are for innovation, including K-12 education factors.
2 min read
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Marketplace K-12 ‘Global Education Recovery Tracker’ Offers County-by-Country Status on School Reopening
Three education-focused organizations have released a resource that can help companies stay up to date with the status of reopening for K-12 schools in over 200 nations and territories.
5 min read
Purchasing Alert Michigan District Buying English/Language Arts Resources; Virginia School System Looks for Predictive Assessment Tool
A district in Minnesota is looking for mathematics resources, and a district in Virginia is seeking a universal screening and predictive assessment tool.
Jayden Khatib
2 min read
Market Trends How School Districts Will Spend Money From the New Federal Stimulus
School systems are expected to have broad latitude to spend money from the American Rescue Plan on classroom and non-academic needs.
11 min read
Marketplace K-12 A Window Into Ed-Tech Marketing Strategies During the Pandemic
Ed-tech firms across Europe mostly decreased their marketing budgets or kept them flat during the pandemic, holding back on aggressive new ad campaigns during a historical period of business uncertainty, a new analysis finds.
David Saleh Rauf
4 min read

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