Two decades after Massachusetts made major changes to its education system, a new report argues that it needs to address school funding and autonomy, to maintain its elite status.
Sixty-eight percent of district technology officials plan to delay or defer maintenance upgrades of technology and contracts, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking shows.
Washington state proposes borrowing $700 million against future lottery revenue to fund K-3 classroom expansion and construction of classrooms for all-day kindergarten programs.
Panelists at the South by Southwest education conference discuss the challenges of securing student data, and the political realities of explaining safeguards to parents.
Three-fourths of school districts are counting on the testing consortia to provide them with common-core instructional materials, according to an MDR survey.
A state budget committee has agreed to pay $6.6 million to prevent a school Internet network from being shut down amid a legal dispute.
Nearly two-thirds of Michigan’s districts are contracting out at least one of three main support services, according to the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
Changes to the E-rate program, controversy over data privacy, and improving school budgets are expected to impact preK-12 companies doing business with schools in 2014.
Sales of education publishers’ print and digital K-12 products jumped 7 percent in 2013 over the previous year, according to the Association of American Publishers.
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