A day in the life of a data mined kid

Millions of pieces of data are being collected on students everyday. How safe is it?


Over the next year, we will explore the expanding role of technology in education; how the digital revolution is transforming teaching, learning and the business of the classroom, for better and for worse.

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ENGAGE: What’s vital, what’s viral, and what’s on your mind

Concept for federal college-ratings system is unveiled

Creating a sort of Consumer Reports for higher education is a "supremely challenging task."

Quiz: Hiding that standardized test behind a cute acronym

Getting grilled sounds better with a name like PAWS

Quiz: The art of the academic turnaround

Low-performing schools weigh in on how they try to improve.

Quiz: Who hits the books hardest?

American students spend six hours a week, on average, doing homework.

Quiz: Studying social networks

The most discussed academic paper on the web in 2014 involved manipulating social media users.

Quiz: Analyzing after-school activities

More children participate in sports than clubs or music lessons.

Teachers' needs drive a growing online marketplace

Teachers spend their own money on supplies, but now they're buying from each other