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Lenovo to research tech’s effect on learning

A new research initiative called the Global Education Research program will analyze and measure the impact of technology on students' educational experiences in various areas, ranging from first grade through…

Lawsuits test free speech in internet era

A federal appeals court in Philadelphia must decide whether a Pennsylvania middle school can suspend a student who, at home on her own time, created a lewd MySpace page aimed…

ASU journalism school simplifies technology

Arizona State University journalism students once jumped from workstation to workstation, reporting on PCs and editing on Macs, which delayed production in a fast-paced newsroom until college IT officials at…

ASU journalism school simplifies technology

Arizona State University journalism students once jumped from workstation to workstation, reporting on PCs and editing on Macs, which delayed production in a fast-paced newsroom until college IT officials at…

Editorial: Wags and Dogs

Programs such as EETT, eRate, and BTOP amount to several billions of dollars that could become available for ed-tech projects. That's not enough to bring state-of-the-art technology to bear on…

Online school implements game-based course

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is set to pilot what it describes as the first complete online game-based course for high school students. School officials and the game's creators hope the…

WebNotes allows users to annotate web pages

To help students with online research, Boston-based company WebNotes created a web-based highlighting and "sticky note" tool that allows users to compile information from multiple web pages to organize and…

Communication is even more important during tough times

Times are tough. More students are homeless and hungry. More school employees are getting laid off. People who normally don't worry much about their personal finances are worried now. With…

Obama budget could expand college enrollment

As Congress begins hearings on the federal budget for fiscal 2010, officials at traditional universities and online colleges alike said President Obama's budget proposal would make grants available to more…

School security breaches on the rise

Increases in physical and network security breaches among K-12 school districts are hampering schools' efforts to improve their overall security, according to the third annual School Safety Index, a survey…