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ISTE 2015: What you need to know from the K-12 IT mega-gathering

From sessions to announcements, here's a rundown of everything we saw at this year's convention in Philadelphia.

July 3, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

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District tech leaders share 4 tips for device deployment success [ISTE 2015]

Despite the spotlight on Los Angeles' iPad flop, a panel of California administrators said 1:1 can be done.

July 2, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

iPads, Phoenix, and ISTE: The week's most-read education news

Fall behind? Catch up on the ed impact of the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling, the University of Phoenix's enrollment woes, and more right here.

July 2, 2015 / Roger Riddell (Education Dive)

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Privacy laws could see overhaul on campuses

Privacy advocates are pushing the Department of Education to issue new guidance over medical records.

July 2, 2015 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Oregon bill to report immunization rates moves to the House

Proponents of the bill say the purpose is to provide more information for parents, while opponents say it could lead to bullying and shaming.  

July 2, 2015 / Kate Schimel (Education Dive)

Delaware ends education-oriented legislative session

Like many states this year, Delaware’s state legislature took on serious education issues, including testing and charter schools.

July 2, 2015 / Kate Schimel (Education Dive)

BloomBoard opens new professional development marketplace

The startup is launching a new space for educators to access free and paid professional development resources.

July 2, 2015 / Kate Schimel (Education Dive)

STEM expands pathways for students with disabilities

The founder of a 3D printing company knows first-hand how hands-on learning and ed tech can transform how students with disabilities learn.

July 2, 2015 / Kate Schimel (Education Dive)

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For large districts, superintendent churn is the norm

Researchers find school board conflict among the leading causes for departures, but high turnover isn't inevitable.

July 2, 2015 / Kate Schimel (Education Dive)

School districts, ed organizations launch student privacy initiative

School districts and employee-related organizations are launching an initiative to publicize student privacy practices.

July 2, 2015 / Kate Schimel (Education Dive)