Simply signing the Future Ready pledge doesn’t mean you’ve become a paragon of digital learning. It does mean that you have committed to this direction. That was the message Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, delivered during a…
Nonprofit applauds U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee for adopting I-TECH in ESEA
Washington, D.C. — April 16, 2015 —The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) applauds yesterday's bi-…
From the White House to the playhouse, the nation is demanding safeguards for student data privacy like never before.
" "If we are going to be connected, we need to be protected," " quipped President Barack Obama in January 2015 as he championed…
When times get tough, education can thank Bev Perdue for pitching in to find solutions that impact today and the future.
Perdue, who became the first woman to serve as governor of North Carolina in 2008, dedicated her governorship to.
Today, Gov. Perdue considers her…
The Federal Communications Commission's new " "net neutrality" " rules, approved last week by a 3-2 vote, will allow the FCC to regulate broadband as a utility by reclassifying it as a telecommunications service much like phone service.
The order specifically bars broadband providers…
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) has made a move to significantly alter the No Child Left Behind Act (more commonly referred to these days as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act or ESEA). His draft legislation has grabbed headlines for proposed changes to annual testing and teacher…
Speaking at an elementary school in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 12, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan kicked off a flurry of activity around the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Act by declaring the need to refresh the law, formerly known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB…
Senator Alexander's discussion draft, would update No Child Left Behind and greatly reduce the federal role in education. If passed, the bill would consolidate most programs into block grants and let states decide how best to…