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.
One rural school district in Texas says that satellite internet is helping bridge gaps with rural students who don’t have access to a landline.
Nearpod, Newsela, Pear Deck, Google, and BrainPOP are among the companies that are backing resources to promote responsible tech use among students.
Teachers’ training on the use of communication platforms was widespread over the past year, and teachers of math generally engaged in less tech-focused professional support, according to a new global survey.
A new survey of district administrators by EdWeek Market Brief shows what types of devices and other tech tools they’re planning on buying over the coming year.
Quarantines will remain a reality throughout the school year in many parts of the country, as the Delta variant persists. For education businesses, it’s another opportunity to prove their value.
India-based education giant Byju’s has acquired K-12 coding platform Tynker, and Blackboard has merged with higher-ed solutions company Anthology.
Eight companies joined HolonIQ’s list of global ed-tech unicorns over the summer, with companies that work in tutoring, skills, and corporate learning making their mark.
As a new school year begins and the Delta variant has taken hold, school systems’ needs for SEL programs and strategies have shifted from the pre-COVID era.
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district officials about which specific academic programs and student supports are harmed the most by the “homework gap,” or lack of at-home connectivity.