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01.21.15
Acer's latest Chromebooks are built to survive the classroom
01.21.15

Acer's latest Chromebooks are built to survive the classroom

Chromebooks are a big deal for schools because they're cheap and relatively easy to lock down. How...

By J. Fingas,   01.21.15
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01.10.15
Teachers in diverse areas are learning how to promote programming
01.10.15

Teachers in diverse areas are learning how to promote programming

If you want a wider range of kids learning how to code, it's not enough to encourage the students;...

By J. Fingas,   01.10.15
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01.07.15
New York City lifts its blanket ban on cellphones in schools
01.07.15

New York City lifts its blanket ban on cellphones in schools

New York City kids may be reluctantly heading back to school this week, but they just got some (mo...

By J. Fingas,   01.07.15
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12.12.14
​FCC approves $1.5 billion funding increase to upgrade school broadband
12.12.14

​FCC approves $1.5 billion funding increase to upgrade school broadband

Schools depending on the FCC's E-Rate program to update their internet infrastructures are about t...

By S. Buckley,   12.12.14
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12.10.14
iRobot's newest machine is made for student hackers
12.10.14

iRobot's newest machine is made for student hackers

Many educational robots tend to be complex and expensive, or simple and cheap. Where's the middle...

By J. Fingas,   12.10.14
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11.25.14
Ohio college is building a drone arena for its students
11.25.14

Ohio college is building a drone arena for its students

It only makes sense that schools teach the next generation how to design and fly unmanned aircraft...

By J. Fingas,   11.25.14
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11.17.14
US government wants $1.5 billion more per year to get schools online
11.17.14

US government wants $1.5 billion more per year to get schools online

The FCC isn't depending solely on help from tech companies to get more libraries and schools conne...

By J. Fingas,   11.17.14
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11.10.14
Harvard used cameras to track attendance without telling students
11.10.14

Harvard used cameras to track attendance without telling students

You've probably had professors that got on your case for missing class, but they don't hold a cand...

By J. Fingas,   11.10.14
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09.30.14
Google gives students unlimited cloud storage
09.30.14

Google gives students unlimited cloud storage

Google's invasion of our classrooms (and its war on paper) continues unabated. Back in August in t...

By C. Velazco,   09.30.14
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