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It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use

Technology has become a seamless part of students’ lives in and out of the classroom, and schools must find ways to integrate it. This is one of the conclusions in a report by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), which states that policymakers at the highest level need to understand the trend … Continue reading It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use →

Should a New Tech-Innovation Agency Be Created?

Matt Biddulph Today, most of the education world is focusing on how No Child Left Behind might change with the reauthorization of ESEA — the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. But as the Senate Education committee prepares to mark up ESEA, another under-the-radar amendment is also being considered — one that has historical ties to … Continue reading Should a New Tech-Innovation Agency Be Created? →

Dispelling Myths About Blocked Websites in Schools

Larry Gonzalez I’m at a small gathering of education journalists, policymakers and school leaders today, and in attendance is the Department of Education’s Director of Education Technology, Karen Cator. Cator told me that teachers continue to thank her for outlining these important clarifications about schools blocking access to Web sites. For those who haven’t seen … Continue reading Dispelling Myths About Blocked Websites in Schools →

Teachers: Do You Have a Question for Arne Duncan?

Following last night’s State of the Union address by President Obama, the White House will host a State of the Union Education Roundtable on Thursday, Jan. 27. PBS Teachers has been asked to solicit questions from teachers about the education issues the President raised. A sampling of popular questions will be posed to Secretary of … Continue reading Teachers: Do You Have a Question for Arne Duncan? →

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