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April 2019

FEATURES

NEXT-GEN SCHOOL SAFETY AND SECURITY: USING THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY TO PROTECT STUDENTS (opens in new tab)
By Tara Smith
Student safety has always been a number-one priority. But because many of the menaces are more lethal and omnipresent than ever, safety has become an urgent and expensive challenge for K–12 schools. Four districts share their successful safety strategies.

KEY CHANGES TO LOOK FOR IN SCHOOL SAFETY TECHNOLOGY (opens in new tab)
By Steven Lahullier
Many schools still need to move beyond metal detectors, local door alarms, and door intercoms or buzzers to keep schools protected. This article explains how to get started.

FEATURE: TECH & LEARNING LEADERSHIP SUMMIT REPORT (opens in new tab)
By Matthew Joseph
More than 50 education technology and curriculum leaders came together to learn, share, and make connections to support instruction in districts across the country. Read their takeaways on everything from emerging technologies, to digital leadership, to changing pedagogies.

FEATURE: BEYOND THE DEVICES: CHANGING PEDAGOGY POST 1:1 (opens in new tab)
By Todd Dugan
As anyone who has led a digital conversion knows, deploying the devices and software subscriptions is only the first step in the ultimate goal of edtech. Read how one district leader furthers the cause.

PRODUCTS

25 READING SITES AND APPS (opens in new tab)

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: IMPROVING READING SCORES WITH EDTECH (opens in new tab)

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS (opens in new tab)

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

EDITOR’S NOTE: BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY (opens in new tab)

TRENDING: TOP 10 STORIES FOR APRIL 2019 (opens in new tab)