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One of the first FIRST Competition qualifying rounds for elementary school robotics teams takes place in Grandville, MI, a hotbed of robotics activity.
The Oakland Unified School District is improving its broadband infrastructure to better support personalized learning curriculum and applications.
A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles has found that teachers at high poverty schools are more likely than their peers to report lost instruction time owing to poor access to technology, libraries and qualified substitute teachers.
Boardmaker, a company that produces technology to help students in special education classes overcome speech, language and learning issues, has launched a new iOS app, the Boardmaker Student Center app.
Two surveys by Kaplan Test Prep find respondents saying admissions officers are more likely to check applicants' social media activity but that students aren't worried about what they'll find.
Kuka Robotics has debuted a program designed to help high schools, community colleges, universities and vocational schools offer a certificate based on robotics, Kuka Official Robotics Education.
MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.
Pearson will debut new social studies programs aimed at improving student engage at the secondary level.
The recommendations, arrived at after in-person and online input from thousands of stakeholders, include achievement level scores for both math and ELA in grades 3 through 8 and high school.
Edmentum, a provider of online courses, will release more than 70 career and technical education courses for the 2015-16 school year.
Carnegie Learning has partnered with Clever to provide a single login between Carnegie's Mathia and Cognitive Tutor programs and a school's student information system.
Acer America is introducing a lightweight touchscreen notebook that can last up to 10 hours in the classroom without a recharge.
Annual school expenditures on surveillance and access control systems will reach more than $1.1 billion by 2018.
A coalition representing 11 state education agencies is setting out to create open educational resources to support math and English/language arts in K–12 schools.
Hutchinson Public Schools in Kansas has integrated a document management system with its student and business management systems.
The International Society for Technology in Education has launched the Digital Citizenship Academy, a series of online modules designed to help educators understand and address issues of digital citizenship.
Greenwood Hall, a provider of student lifecycle management tools, will acquire Gambassa's cloud-based learning management system.
Lightspeed Systems has launched a new classroom management tool, Classroom Orchestrator, designed to make monitoring devices and student activity easier.
District of Columbia Public Schools has decided to expand its use of math software for blended learning environments after a successful pilot.
While still providing many Common Core resources for free, some will now be available for a monthly fee from OpenEd.