Current News

10/17/13: NCES First Look Report on Common Core of Data '11-'12

Selected statistics from the 2011-12 school year are presented in this latest NCES Report.

10/30/13: Safeguard Student Data

Common Sense Media Group writes letter to ed-tech companies asking for protection of student data.

10/30/13: Panorama Education Receives Seed Funding

An education startup called Panorama Education received four million dollars in seed funding. This will allow them to expand on their existing work with schools in providing surveys and data analysis for teachers and adminsitrators.

10/31/13: Fall EIMAC '13 Update

This year's fall EIMAC meeting took place in Crystal City, VA from October 7-9, 2013. Conversations over the three days of the EIMAC meeting focused on building the capacity of state agencies to support the development of statewide information systems and the use of education data to improve student achievement.

10/30/13: Erate Comments Extension

FCC Extends Deadline for Erate Comments to Nov. 8 Post-Government Shutdown

01/11/17: Online Assessment Readiness

A partnership of organizations have released an tool and report on online assessments.

01/18/17: 2017 Digital Learning Day

On February 23, teachers and schools will particiapte in Digital Learning Day to celebrate the use of technology in the classroom.

12/14/16: NCES Releases Updated Digest of Education Statistics

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released the updated "Digest of Education Statistics," which highlights a wide array of data about education

12/14/16: Helping School Districts Build Trust Around Student Data

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has created a new, voluntary Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal for school districts that want to demonstrate to their community/parents that they have solid privacy practices around handling of student data

12/14/16: CCSSO Releases New Stakeholder Engagement Resources

CCSSO has released two new resources related to stakeholder engagement today: Digital Resources Toolkit and Promotional Materials Toolkit