CoSN names top 5 hurdles facing K-12 innovation in latest report
"Scaling and sustaining innovation" tops the list as the most challenging task educators face as they adopt new technologies in the classroom today.
CoSN, EdScoop open nominations for next gen edtech leaders program
Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes emerging leaders in the edtech realm who are passionate about K-12 technology.
Web cookies, Google Analytics get a close look from CoSN
The group, made up of K-12 technology leaders, offers best practices for school districts concerned about online tracking and privacy.
CoSN releases updated 'homework gap' toolkit
"We wanted it to be as practical as possible," said Sue Bearden, a project manager for the association. The toolkit recommends five direct actions.
AI in classrooms can raise red flags on privacy
In a new resource, CoSN notes AI’s promise, but cautions that FERPA, COPPA and state-level requirements must be considered in advance.
Release of overdue federal report on ‘homework gap’ validates stakeholder concerns
The Institute of Education Sciences' report shows a "huge gap" in broadband access among children, and it breaks down the data across demographic groups.
Google's 'Rolling Study Halls' expands to 12 states following two-state pilot
With help from CoSN and Kajeet, the initiative will reach an additional 16 school districts, aiming to close the digital divide in rural areas.
CoSN to replace and reinvigorate K-12 edition of the Horizon Report
The Consortium for School Networking wants to build on the work of the defunct New Media Consortium. It's a relief to edtech leaders everywhere.
Education technology fares well in federal spending bill
The Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program gets .1 billion, bucking the recommendations of the Trump administration.