Experts: New education secretary should expand personalized learning initiatives
Acting Education Secretary John King, former education commissioner for New York, is known for benefiting from innovative programs that his predecessor started.
Congress to debate No Child Left Behind reauthorization
The Senate will take up an overhaul of the education legislation, which hasn't been updated since 2007. Legislators will debate measures on innovative testing and privacy.
Education officials unveil edtech manual for developers, teachers
The new guide crowdsources ideas and recommendations from developers, educators and researchers to gauge the best digital tools out there and how there are opportunities for more.
Duncan touts tech training fund, edtech in budget hearing
The Education Department head asked House members on an appropriations subcommittee for more money to better equip students with workforce skills.
Wisconsin senator introduces bill to boost technology in schools
The legislation, dubbed Enhancing Education Through Technology Education, would support teachers and administrators who want to upgrade their curricula with a heavier emphasis on technology.
Education secretary promotes innovative apps at D.C. school
Arne Duncan recognized Cardozo Education Campus, which despite having low achievement rates, won a state app-building challenge.