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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.


California District Expands Online Reading Intervention

California's Westside Union School District will expand the use of an online language and reading intervention after seeing success with limited use of the program in 2013.

Nebraska District Extends Security with Cameras and Door Access Control

A small Nebraska school district has gone public with an upgrade in security from the use of an analog digital video recorder camera system in its high school building to track vandalism and doors locked by key to a surveillance system with dozens of network cameras and door secured with readers and controllers.

NYC's Cooke Center Academy Moves To Digital Portfolios

New York City's Cooke Center for Learning and Development will use online portfolios provided by OpenSchool for its high school-aged students.

Learning Upgrade Offers 100,000 Free Licenses for its Common Core-Aligned Courses

Administrators and teachers can enroll each licensed student into any of Learning Upgrade’s Common Core-aligned courses.

New Jersey City U To Offer PD From Teq for Continuing Ed Credits

New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ, will offer more than 50 online courses produced by professional development provider Teq for continuing education units.

STEM Video Site Helps District Transition to New Science Standards

Thanks to a new partnership with Carolina Science, students at Sumter (SC) School District are gaining access to a large collection of online videos around STEM topics from video archives such as Gerry Images and NASA as they move toward the Next Generation National Science Framework.

12 Florida Districts Intro National Geographic Reading Program

Twelve Florida counties are adopting new ELA reading programs from National Geographic Learning for their middle and high school students.

iboss Network Security Adds Single Sign-On Feature

User-based authentication is intended to help with policy enforcement and regulatory compliance, as well as detecting malware on devices.

College Gets $1 Million Grant To Train STEM Teachers in High Need Areas

To help increase the number of qualified secondary STEM instructors, Westminster College in Pennsylvania has received a $1 million grant for its IQ STEM teacher training program.

Pearson Adds Interactive Elements, Reporting Options to SuccessMaker

Pearson has updated SuccessMaker, its personalized digital math and reading curriculum for kindergarten through eighth grade, releasing its seventh version of the program.

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