Jobs of All Types Now Require More Digital Skills, Brookings Report Finds

A changing labor market will require both highly skilled IT workers and improved basic digital skills, according to a new report from the Brookings Institute.

Young Children's Use of Mobile Tech Has Tripled, Survey Finds

Instead of watching TV or DVDs, or playing video games in front of a console, kids are increasingly turning to mobile devices for entertainment.

Schools and the Future of Work: 10 Research Reports You Need to See

Education Week curated 10 key studies to help K-12 educators and policymakers make sense of the debate over how technology will reshape the future of […]

Teenagers' Friendships Online Provide Emotional Support, Study Finds

Talking with friends online provides the same kind of support and validation for teenagers as interacting face-to-face, according to a new study.

Personalized Learning a Big Challenge in High School Redesign, RAND Finds

A new RAND evaluation of Opportunity by Design high schools found barriers to customizing instruction and implementing "mastery-based" progressions.

Ed-Tech Companies Should Open Algorithms to Scrutiny, Report Suggests

A new National Education Policy Center report calls for stronger regulations around the use of algorithms in personalized learning and ed-tech software.

Risky Practices With Students' Data Security Are Common, Survey Suggests

Over two-thirds of participants responded to survey questions in a way indicating that they could have exposed students' or employees' personally identifiable information.

Personalized Learning: Modest Gains, Big Challenges, RAND Study Finds

Personalized learning is hard to implement and scale, the RAND Corp. found. But there are promising signs on student achievement, at least in some schools.

Online Classes for K-12 Students: 10 Research Reports You Need to Know

Research on the effectiveness of online courses for K-12 students remains limited, but here are 10 of the best studies available.

Tech Titans K-12: Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft Compete for Ed. Market

A new EdWeek Market Brief exclusive special report explores these four tech giants' fight for dominance in schools and classrooms.

Can K-12 Education Prepare Students For 'Jobs of the Future?'

Education and training systems will struggle to equip students for a rapidly changing workforce, according to a survey of 1,408 education and technology experts.

Ed Week at AERA 2017: 'Knowledge to Action,' With an Eye on Computer Science

The country's largest meeting of education researchers begins Thursday. Education Week's Benjamin Herold and Sarah Sparks will be there, reporting on the research that matters […]

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