Early assessment of Common Core standards shows small gains

Both reading and math scores rose more in states that were early and strong adopters of new standards, Brookings study finds

Billboards and celebrities: How charters vie for students in hyper competitive New Orleans

Several New Orleans principals admit attempting to select or exclude students

In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Pre-K students use electronic tablets at the South Education Center in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

One of the biggest threats to student privacy​? Failure to communicate​

‘Kids care a lot about privacy, but their view of privacy threats may be a little bit different than adults,’ researcher says.

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Tools that use student data show promise, but concerns about student privacy remain hotly debated

New legislation to set guidelines for digital privacy was announced Monday in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 19: At Ridley HS, students sit in the hallways tapping out homework assignments on their cell phones to submit through cloud-based software. Here, in a hallway near the school's main office. seniors Libby Alfieri , left, and Kellie O'Brien, right, use their portable electronic devices i.e. iPad and iPhone as they complete school work between classes.

As market surges, schools struggle to find the best tech products

Five middle school students in this western Pennsylvania town stand in a darkened room over a pie chart projected on the floor. Using motion-sensor wands, they manipulate sections of the…