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How will the current edtech trend ‘BYOD’- or ‘Bring Your Own Device’ fare in K-12 schools in 2016?
In 2016, many states will be accessing or re-doing state standards to rely less on Common Core and aligned tests.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is one of the few governors that despite recent terror attacks abroad will welcome Syrian refugees into the state should they reach the U.S.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning continued to dominate the education conversation.
In October, we asked our readers if schools should continue to have football teams after six high school football players died during practice or game time this season alone.
The Keene Independent School District voted 6-1 this week to both allow staff members to carry guns at four of its campuses, but also to provide the handguns they will carry.
On the anniversary of Darwin’s publication of the “Origin of the Species,” Barry Silver and his son Brandon filed a lawsuit against the son’s school for not teaching evolution correctly.
Yesterday, the nation’s second-largest school district abruptly shut down all 900 of its schools, keeping roughly twice the size of Iceland’s population in students home for the day in what is being called an “unprecedented move.”
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) news, some criticize an over-emphasis on math, one public school unveils a one-of-a-kind STEM mobile, a non-profit pushes for robotics in all high schools and TIME magazine... 12/15/2015 - 11:05am ago
In Springfield, Mass., the Springfield school board is working to provide students with Wi-Fi hotspots to take home.
A recently-released report shows that there will likely be total overhaul of Common Core standards in the state.
The U.S. Department of Education released the 2016 National Education Plan yesterday, which comes six years after the last and elaborates significantly on U.S. ed tech policy.
The Ad Council has announced that it will be debuting its signature custom eye emoji for those who type #IAmAWitness.
The Every Student Succeeds Act will now move on to the president’s desk as the Senate has officially approved the overhaul of NCLB.
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Edutopia helps educators best design a makerspace this year, IBM’s good intentions cause controversy and California officials argue that coding should be considered math.
After the House of Representatives passed the Every Student Succeeds Act to overhaul the long-expired No Child Left Behind Act, politicians and education experts released statements in droves to support various aspects of the new... 12/04/2015 - 11:17am ago
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), a new four-year study might have significant implications on educating females in STEM.
An elementary school in Wisconsin that intended to read the book I Am Jazz in support of its transgendered students made the decision to shelf the reading after a group threatened to sue the district.
Niche has just released its 2016 rankings of the nation’s best public high schools, examining over 100,000 schools in areas such as “academics, teachers, student culture and diversity, resources, and facilities,” to arrive at its findings... 11/27/2015 - 10:08am ago
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