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k-12 schools


Kno launches digital textbooks for K-12 pupils

Digital education startup Kno is making its move on elementary and secondary schools. Rent a textbook, anyone?

By August 7, 2012

Seasonal buying guide

Back-to-School Tech Gift Guide

It's just about time to send the kids off to school. Whether you're shopping for a student or are looking to update your own tech lineup, our back-to-school guide will show you something worth your time and money.


Open source goes back to school: upcoming K-12 open-source conference

A great way to learn about open source's march into the schoolroom.

By September 14, 2007


News Corp. readies Amplify Tablet for schools

The company's tablet will come with a 10-inch display, run on Android, and be sold to schools educating children in grades K-12.

By March 6, 2013


Microsoft retools school licenses

The software giant redesigns its licensing options, allowing K-12 schools and universities to more easily renew agreements rather than signing new agreements each year.

May 10, 2001


Short Take: Snap searches aid in school fund-raising

Snap.com, the portal service from NBC and CNET, and Schoolpop.com, a fund-raising Web site for schools, announced a partnership in which Snap will provide the search engine on Schoolpop's site, and K-12 schools will receive a rebate for each search. The partnership launches Snap into the domain of philanthropic-based shopping communities where rewards are given to schools for online purchasing activity. CNET is the publisher of News.com.

July 14, 1999


Short Take: National NetDay: Get schools wired

March 20 is National NetDay, a celebration of the grassroots volunteer effort to wire schools so they can network their computers and connect them to the Internet. NetDay's site features a map of nearly all of the 140,000 K-12 schools in the United States, where you can click to check on a school's Internet connection status.

March 19, 1999


Short Take: Surfwatch announces school Net filter

Spyglass division Surfwatch Software announced SurfWatch Educational Edition for students in grades K-12. The product lets users access only preselected sites, which were chosen by the Children's Television Workship, NevaSoft, the Internet Scout Project, the Tech Museum of Innovation, and Yahooligans. The edition costs educational institutions $495 for up to 50 users.

By May 18, 1998


Notebooks retooled for schools

A Santa Clara, California-based start-up starts shipping the first of its "ruggedized" laptops, specially designed to withstand the K-12 classroom.

December 23, 1997


Texas schools may go to laptops

The state Board of Education is considering a lease-to-own laptop plan for the state's 3.7 million K-12 students.

November 19, 1997


Short Take: WhoWhere goes to school

WhoWhere, an online global communications guide, has partnered with the American School Directory, the Internet site for all 106,000 U.S. K-12 schools. Under the terms of the deal, WhoWhere will create a free email service for the school to be called n2mail, to be accessible through all ASD school Web sites beginning this August. WhoWhere will also create a cobranded version of its directory services for ASD's companion site, the American Alumni Directory, also to be launched this August.

August 25, 1997