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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

05/22 04:18 pm | Cyber Charters in at Least 5 States Face Closure. What's Going On? | Full-time online charter schools in Georgia, Indiana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Ohio are facing closure—a surprising trend in a sector where there has historically been ...

EdTech Researcher Blog

05/03 01:36 pm | Playing Games in Teacher Education: How Do Preservice Teachers Respond to Game-Based Learning. | Undergraduates at West Virginia University take on the role of school designers to better understand fundamental ideas in education and school design.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

05/16 06:00 am | Leading the Charge for Better D.C. Schools | Tom chats with Maura Marino about the work happening in DC around new school development and improvement and how quarterback organizations can support innovative new schools ...

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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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K-12 leaders are trying to prepare for a post-"net neutrality" world by reviewing their contracts with internet service providers to protect the flow of internet content.
January 17, 2018 – Education Week
A school’s master schedule can take months to build and can contribute to education inequities. Adam Pisoni wants to change all of that.
January 10, 2018 – Education Week
What do educators need to know about the future of artificial intelligence? Two AI researchers from the Allen Institute get into it.
January 10, 2018 – Education Week
Getting ready for an unknown future of employment means unlearning what we know about education, writes Christopher Dede.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
Could engaging traditionally underrepresented students in AI development save us from a dystopia? Tess Posner makes the case.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
As new technology shakes up the workforce, we must empower students to take control of their own learning, writes Milton Chen.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
AI could materially improve education—if educators and policymakers start answering some tough questions today, urges Michael Bennett.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
Flipping the curriculum and updating the goals of education could prepare us for the artificial-intelligence era, writes Charles Fadel.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
The Federal Trade Commission and the Education Department recently held a meeting to discuss fundamental data-privacy questions facing K-12 schools.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week
For one computer science teacher, a summer internship in corporate America offered valuable lessons for classroom instruction.
November 29, 2017 – Education Week

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