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02.08.15
Schools ban watches from exams to keep cheating off wrists
02.08.15

Schools ban watches from exams to keep cheating off wrists

If you think your school is overly cautious when it makes you ditch your phone before a big test,...

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02.03.15
Amazon's first staffed pickup spot lets students get textbooks quickly
02.03.15

Amazon's first staffed pickup spot lets students get textbooks quickly

Sure, Amazon has unmanned delivery lockers to save you the trouble of waiting for a courier, but t...

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01.27.15
TI's super-slim graphing calculator shows that math can be stylish
01.27.15

TI's super-slim graphing calculator shows that math can be stylish

Who said that graphing calculators were dead in the smartphone era? Certainly not Texas Instrumen...

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01.22.15
Forget detention: Illinois students might have to forfeit their Facebook passwords
01.22.15

Forget detention: Illinois students might have to forfeit their Facebook passwords

A law that went into effect at the start of 2015 will allow Illinois school districts to demand th...

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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...

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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;...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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