The Washington Examiner warns that Donald Trump & Betsy DeVos should learn the lessons of Common Core and No Child Left Behind, avoid top-down initiatives.
Jane Robbins: The data that can be gathered from VR gaming tech is massive, but of greater concern is how it can alter kids’ thoughts and behavior.
Wearable tech will become mainstream in schools in four to five years. The new technology brings with it new concerns for parents about student data privacy.
The confirmation hearing for U.S. Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos has been delayed one week and will be held on January 17, 2017 at 5:00p (EST).
Shane Vander Hart lists the names of the members of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for the 2017 session.
The education establishment is colluding with Big Data to obliterate opting out by promoting “embedded assessment” within the digital-learning platforms.
Darren Rosenblum, a professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, makes a compelling argument against laptops in class.
Frederick Hess at Education Next wrote a great list of 10 New Year’s resolutions for those who will be taking charge at the U.S. Department of Education.
To block Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education it would require all of the Democrat Senators and three Republicans to vote against her which is extremely unlikely.
The Carroll Community School District in Western Iowa says switching to Smarter Balanced represents an increase of $25K to the district’s assessment costs.