Ed-tech’s evolution in schools

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
April 8th, 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 recap some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

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

In this week’s news:

The top 10 school IT leader concerns
Broadband and network capacity is school technology leaders’ top priority, according to the results of an annual IT leadership survey from CoSN.

All the ways iOS 9.3 will impact school iPad rollouts
Apple’s latest overhaul will impact one-to-one and shared device rollouts.

Virginia heading for dramatic high school overhaul
Virginia high school is going to look different for the freshmen who enroll in 2018. Even the idea of high school will be different, according to architects of a plan that the State Board of Education will flesh out over the next two years.

Report: 41 percent of schools are under-connected
A new report from SETDA and Common Sense Kids Action focuses on K-12 broadband and wi-fi connectivity, state leadership for infrastructure, state broadband implementation highlights, and state advocacy for federal broadband support.

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