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Could net-neutrality ruling hinder online education?

A federal court threw the future of internet regulations and U.S. broadband expansion plans into doubt April 6 with a far-reaching decision that went against the Federal Communications Commission. The…

Developers seek to link iPad with education

Technology experts say Apple's latest gizmo, the iPad, won't replace students' laptops, but a menu of applications could help teach the periodic table, a range of languages, and a host…

Ed-tech leaders reveal keen insights

What do U.S. students want most when it comes to technology? How is one school system saving thousands of dollars per year in software licensing fees? How is a European…

Social media: Colleges’ newest battlefield for students, alumni donations

Colleges’ unending campaign to attract more students and alumni donations has higher-education officials looking to two technologies that consume a growing chunk of people’s free time: social media and video…

New standard makes whiteboard content more accessible

In what educators and vendors are calling a giant step forward in education technology, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA) recently announced that all major interactive whiteboard vendors…

New test measures students’ digital literacy

Employers are looking for candidates who can navigate, critically evaluate, and make sense of the wealth of information available through digital media—and now educators have a new way to determine…

Texas district streams video wirelessly on demand

A Texas school system has set up a wireless network infrastructure that is capable of streaming high-quality video to students’ mobile devices—enabling true anytime, anywhere learning to occur with the…

Viral eMail roils higher education once again

Have you heard the one about shady White House dealings that saved a college basketball coach’s job? The eMail rumor about Oregon State University coach Craig Robinson—President Obama’s brother-in-law—was read…

Students’ latest ‘crush’: New matchmaking web site

There’s a Yale student looking for a girl who took a “glorious fall” in the rain and looked “cute” doing it. The incident is spelled out on a new social…

Critics say administration’s blueprint is too similar to NCLB

As the Obama administration seeks support for its plan to rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), many education policy analysts worry that the new blueprint's guidelines are too…