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K-12 Technology News

Here you'll find the latest news from the education technology world, from the newest hardware and software releases to policy and funding updates to research reports to school and district tech initiatives. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.


Sick Connecticut Students Attend Class Via Telepresence Robot

Students too sick to attend class in person at Voluntown Elementary School will now be able to attend class virtually, thanks to a telepresence robot.

California District Installs Solar Power at 21 Schools

Sweetwater Union High School District has completed the installation of solar power systems at 21 schools totaling 9.3 megawatts and capable of providing about 60 percent of the district's energy needs.

Edgenuity Launches Digital Citizenship, Online Learning Course

Edgenuity, a company that provides online and blended courses, has launched a new curriculum designed to help students become better digital citizens and online learners.

Scholastic Debuts New English Language Arts Resources

Scholastic has unveiled two new English and language arts resources, featuring texts, assessments and technology tools, designed for students in grades K-6.

Students Help Pearson Design Learning Technologies

Eight students gather each week at Pearson’s Arizona office to work on design challenges that help the company design create more effective learning tools.

Brocade Adds New Scale-Out Solutions and SDN Support

Brocade, a networking provider for data centers, has introduced a new distributed chassis solution based on the Brocade ICX 7750; a new enterprise campus stackable switch, the Brocade ICX 7450; and support for OpenFlow 1.3 for software-defined networking (SDN) applications.

Irvine Unified Adds 3 Solar Installations, Expects To Save up to $8 Million

The Irvine Unified School District has completed solar installations at three schools, bringing the total number of district schools powered by solar energy to 22 and increasing anticipated 20-year cost savings to $5-$8 million.

Indiana Students Honored for Digital Leadership Team

Students from Madison Consolidated High School were honored recently for their work on the school's Digital Leadership Team.

BenQ Intros Dual-Side, Bar-Type and Transparent Displays for Digital Signage

BenQ America is rolling out 10 new digital signage models that provide flexibility for narrow spaces, interactivity and front-and-back imaging capabilities.

Fort Mill School District Upgrades to Gigabit Broadband

Fort Mill School District in South Carolina has upgraded its broadband infrastructure to provide dedicated 1-gigabit service to each of its 15 schools, supported by a 10-gigabit data center.

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