Don’t Lose Track of Education Technology in the New Education Law (Forbes)

“In early December, the president signed into law the Every Child Succeeds Act(ESSA) to replace No Child Left Behind (NCLB) as the reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a law originally enacted in 1965. While some have likened the passage of ESSA to throwing out NCLB, in fact, the new law mostly evolves official thinking on topics like standardized testing and gives states more ownership in crafting accountability plans for how every student will succeed.

But one area with notable change is education technology.

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