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.
Senate education spending bill draws mixed reviews
The bill, approved Thursday by the Appropriations Committee, would restore funding for teacher training but still hold back on edtech support.
ETIN issues new guidelines for maximizing edtech research
The report, conducted by Empirical Education, offers guidance on how to navigate the accelerated world of educational research under ESSA.
House bill eliminates funding for teacher training, increases funding for edtech programs
State and federal edtech leaders called the Title II cuts "disappointing" but said the extra 00 million toward Title IV is a step in the right direction.
ESSA and education technology: 5 reasons for optimism
Commentary: The Every Student Succeeds Act, if taken advantage of, could seriously alter the teach-to-the-middle, manufacturing-based approach to modern schooling.
Senate confirms Betsy DeVos as secretary of Education in contentious vote
Vice president casts historic deciding vote, putting charter school champion in charge of the Department of Education.
New report raises questions about edtech funding in ESSA
A new, quarterly report from the Technology for Education Consortium and SRI Education clarifies details and raises questions about edtech funding.
What do the tests of the future look like?
Officials from the Education Department have said that simulations or projects can count as tests.
How schools can track kids' progress under ESSA using data
A nonprofit is sharing ways that state officials can provide data to the public under the Every Student Succeeds Act.