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These 6 questions determine if you’re technology rich, innovation poor

Think your school is innovative with tech? Answer these 6 questions and prepare to reassess At the start of a webinar I recently conducted for school leaders, I asked attendees…

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Lack of home internet access hinders students with school-provided iPads

Replacing some Hamilton County students' textbooks with iPads was a move intended to boost faltering public education performance. Tablets were more engaging that their printed predecessors, and they opened up a…

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Minnesota schools hit glitches with online testing

Minnesota's $38 million contract with Pearson for online proficiency testing is just a few months old, but it already has technology staff in many schools scrambling to ensure their systems…

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District opts for data visualization platform to support decision making

Administrators at Lake Oswego School District selected GuideK12’s cloud-based solution to enable district analysis and strategic planning with a geographic perspective. The team from Lake Oswego School District opted for…

How using technology can keep parents in the loop

Six years ago most of Maine Township High School District 207’s parent communication efforts were one-way in nature. According to Hank Thiele, assistant superintendent of technology and learning, parent newsletters,…

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School buses bring Wi-Fi to impoverished families

Near the shore of the murky Salton Sea in the Southern California desert, a bus drives up to West Shores High School each day with a critical connection: A Wi-Fi…

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Law would protect students’ online privacy

A Concord, N.H. legislator wants to bar colleges and public schools from requiring students to provide access to personal social media accounts, calling such intrusions a violation of personal privacy…

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Top 10 of 2014, No. 2: Digital access and equity

Each year, the eSchool News editors compile 10 of the most influential ed-tech developments and examine how those topics dominated K-12 ed-tech conversations. No. 2 on our list for 2014…

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Top 10 of 2014, No. 5: Common Core and online assessments

Each year, the eSchool News editors compile 10 of the most influential ed-tech developments and examine how those topics dominated K-12 ed-tech conversations. No. 5 on our list for 2014?…

Kids in Ohio taking state tests may still need pencils

Ohio is rolling out online standardized tests this school year, but students will continue to do more than a third of the new assessments on paper with pencil. The exams accompany…