The consumer protection agency vowed to keep checks on an industry it said is “dominated by the commercial surveillance business model.”
The European Union last month came to an agreement on the Digital Services Act , which would set stricter protections on data privacy and tech company accountability.
A Florida school system is looking for a vendor to help with technology risk assessment, and a Missouri system needs help evaluating its plans for spending federal stimulus dollars.
A researcher for the Joan Ganz Cooney Center breaks down the opportunities — and risks — for school districts in adopting immersive technologies.
President Biden signed into law a measure that tasks the federal government with conducting a K-12 cyber threat assessment, and with providing suggestions for school districts on how to counter those risks.
Nearpod, Newsela, Pear Deck, Google, and BrainPOP are among the companies that are backing resources to promote responsible tech use among students.
Follett’s K-12 content and software division is being sold to Francisco Partners, and U.S. regulators have approved the merger of game-based learning platform Kahoot! with single-sign-on provider Clever.
Education giant Pearson will pay a $1 million fine to settle charges that it misled investors about a 2018 data breach.
This past month saw major infusions of capital into classroom management and safety solutions provider GoGuardian and a startup that integrates teaching tools into Zoom.
Vendors need to guarantee strong customer service, integration with learning management systems, and strict data privacy, say a pair of K-12 tech leaders from Indiana.