A New York state legislator is pushing for passage of her bill to place a statewide moratorium on the use of biometric technology in schools, as similar bills are pending in other state legislatures.
Our most widely-viewed webinars included a breakdown of the “evidence” standards in the Every Student Succeeds Act, and a look at how companies can improve district’s usage of their ed-tech products.
Companies that promote ambassador programs, or ask educators to give them props on social media, need to understand the Federal Trade Commission’s guidance to social media influencers.
A Utah state foundation is partnering with business leaders to form a $4 million philanthropic fund that aims, in part, to boost computer science teaching in the state, where just over half of high schools teach the subject.
Teachers who act as “ambassadors” for educational products, and who receive anything in exchange, must disclose that arrangement when they post endorsements on social media.
Educators are turning to a database created by a state ed-tech directors’ association to search for quality instructional materials.
A new report looks at how the Every Student Succeeds Act’s mandate for evidence in school-turnaround strategies are playing out in five school districts.
Nearly four years after a federal education law emphasized the use of evidence-based interventions to improve student outcomes, the requirements are changing the K-12 landscape for education companies.
A new interactive tool shows what each of 50 states is measuring about students’ outcomes for college- and career readiness, and whether the numbers add up to real preparation for post-secondary education, entering the workforce, or military.
While the overall budget picture for education for the next fiscal year looks positive, a breakdown of individual states’ spending plans offers reasons for caution.