The deputy director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education said last week that her team will be releasing the first Federal report on AI in education in the coming weeks.
New research has found that 96 percent of apps used in K-12 schools send student data to third parties, including advertisers.
A recent report on edtech app usage in more than 100 K-12 school districts suggests that the introduction of the technology has established new security vulnerabilities and a need to tighten students’ data privacy practices.
A Minnesota-based edtech company has released a free professional development resource for teachers in response to the data released earlier this month indicating that math and reading levels have dropped in K-12 students.
The first annual report that tracks how state education agencies and policymakers are adapting to a post-pandemic digital world revealed that while some states have made great strides to support digital learning, many must do more to prioritize edtech. The 2022 State EdTech Trends Report – published by the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) […]
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, alongside Google officials, announced big new plans for the company to invest $300 million in the state, which for over a decade has been the tech company’s home base.
New research found that in the 18 months since nationwide COVID-19 lockdowns began, the top priority for teachers across the United States and United Kingdom is bridging the gap between decreasing children’s engagement levels and using tech effectively in the classroom.
A new survey found that a majority of teachers (77 percent) believe technology will help them be more effective post-pandemic.
A New Mexico judge ordered the state to provide computers and high-speed internet access to “at-risk” students who lacked the resources needed to access remote learning both during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
Among a slew of appointments, the U.S. Department of Education announced that Chris Rush has been tapped to be the director of educational technology in the Office of the Secretary.