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The latest news about technology in education, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Superintendent Steve Bradshaw started sleeping with a shotgun following a disturbing hacking incident involving his district in Columbia Falls, Mont.
—Lauren Grabelle for Education Week

Schools Struggle to Keep Pace With Hackings, Other Cyber Threats

New survey data show K-12 technology leaders have been slow to identify and respond to cybersecurity challenges, resulting in problems nationwide. (November 28, 2017)

Spotlight on Personalized Learning

In this Spotlight, discover how schools are using technology to customize student learning, how educators are personalizing literacy instruction, and learn about the successes and challenges of personalized learning efforts to date.

Education Week Quiz

Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About 1-to-1 Technology Initiatives in Schools?
How much do you know about 1-to-1 technology initiatives in schools, how teachers are using technology in classroom instruction, and what the next frontier of the 1-to-1 model may look like?

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Rewarding Failure: An Education Week Investigation of the Cyber Charter Industry
With growing evidence that the nation's cyber charter schools are plagued by serious academic and management problems, Education Week conducted a months-long investigation into what is happening in this niche sector of K-12 schooling.

Digital Education Blog

06/06 05:20 pm | 'Impenetrable' World of Student Data Brokers a Major Concern, Study Says | Parents are often unable to determine which companies are selling marketing lists based on students' ethnicity, hobbies, personality, and other sensitive information, a ...

EdTech Researcher Blog

06/11 07:04 pm | Critically Thinking About Critical Thinking | Despite being an objective of education since before the start of the 21st century, critical thinking continues to be an increasingly important skill.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

06/18 05:30 am | ACT, Leader in Measurement, Shifts to Focus to Student Success | The nonprofit developer of the ACT test has been expanding beyond traditional measurement to new and broader ways to promote education and workplace success.

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Education Technology Webinars

These virtual broadcasts address the use of technology in the classroom, including 1-to-1 digital initiatives, blended learning, and more.

SPECIAL REPORT: Tech Counts 2017

Classroom Technology: Where Schools Stand
This report examines how schools are tackling tech training for teachers, "passive" vs. "active" use of digital tools, and online learning needs.

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In remote regions of rural Alaska, both schools and the students themselves have to work harder to put together an education that meets students' needs.
June 13, 2018 – Education Week
Districts in multiple states criticized for being "overzealous" in pursuing felony charges against students who breached school networks in order to change grades.
June 13, 2018 – Education Week
A report released by Innovation Ohio, a progressive think tank, indicates the nine schools in the Reflector readership area lost an average of nearly $482,633 over the last six years to ECOT.
June 12, 2018 – Education Week
Ready or not, technologies such as online surveys, big data, and wearable devices are already being used to measure, monitor, and modify students' emotions and mindsets.
June 12, 2018 – Education Week
We have an obligation to test educational technology before widespread adoption, write Britt Neuhaus, Philip Oreopoulos, and Thomas J. Kane.
June 6, 2018 – Education Week
Students and teachers alike line up for autographs and selfies with 26-year-old Darnell Boursiquot, a wildly popular tutor for the online learning platform Algebra Nation.
June 5, 2018 – Education Week
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s charitable investments to promote student learning through personalized learning could backfire, warns one researcher.
May 30, 2018 – Education Week
Digital self-harm is a newer form of teenage expression of self-hatred and depression that is just beginning to capture the attention of school officials.
May 30, 2018 – Education Week
Already popular at the college and professional levels, esports are now gaining a foothold in K-12 schools despite concerns about bad behavior and equity problems associated with competitive game playing.
May 30, 2018 – Education Week
Each stage in students’ progression through K-12 poses obstacles to persisting in STEM learning. Our special report outlines the challenges—and possible solutions.
May 23, 2018 – Education Week

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