Technology can help states meet learning, leadership goals

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
February 26th, 2016

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Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week

Every Friday, I’ll be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.

In this week’s news:

Closing the 30 million word gap
To cancel the effects of poverty, school systems are extending literacy programs to the larger community

3 computer science policy goals for states
The push for computer science education, including making it more accessible and making it eligible for high school science or math requirements instead of only counting as an elective, is growing.

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics
These districts and schools are drawing more benefits out of their learning management systems.

School leadership toolkit targets digital equity
A new toolkit aims to improve digital equity in school systems across the nation by helping district leaders develop thoughtful and measured strategies to narrow the homework gap in their communities.

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura