K-12 Technology News

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Hatch Adds Adaptive Learning Platform

Hatch is introducing a new adaptive learning platform that is targeted to ease the assessment burden for early childhood education platform.

Personalized Learning Platform Adds Android App

IXL Learning is releasing an Android version of its IXL app to make personalized learning more accessible to learners on the go.

NewSchools Offers Funding to New Innovative Schools and Diverse Leader Projects

NewSchools Venture Fund said it would invest up to $200,000 to help open innovative public schools and between $100,000 and $200,000 for programs focused on growing, advancing and supporting Black and Latinx leadership in education. The total fund is $8 million.

Digital Promise Adds 16 Free Microcredentials

Digital Promise has added 16 new microcredentials to its portfolio, with the help of four different partners.

Follett Intros Destiny 17

Follett has updated its library management system. Version 17 of Destiny offers updates across the board.

T-Mobile Launches Changemaker Challenge

T-Mobile is kicking off its second annual competition to encourage young people to create projects that can help their local communities.

Kahoot! Adds Features to Game Creator

Kahoot! is revamping its game creator with new features to make it faster and easier for teachers to use the platform.

650,000 Students Impacted by Assessment Data Breach

Two Nevada school districts are reporting data breaches involving a Pearson assessment solution.

Mixed Results on the Worth of AP and IB Classes

More high school students have access to taking AP and IB classes, but new data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that these classes may not result in college credit.

Violent Incidents Up on K-12 Campuses

The number of violent incidents rose from 15.5 percent in the 2015-2016 school year to 21.3 percent for 2017-2018.

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