Friday, June 11th, 2021

Almost all Newark students now have laptops, district official says, though some tech challenges remain

Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat NewarkSep 17, 2020 Nearly every student in the Newark school system now has a device for online learning, a district official said Wednesday — a significant achievement in a city where...

How algorithms discern our mood from what we write online

Researchers and companies are harnessing computers to identify the emotions behind our written words. While sentiment analysis is far from perfect, it manages to distill meaning from huge amounts of data — and could one...

California makes internet-enabled tablets available to nearly 1 million students

AUGUST 5, 2020SYDNEY JOHNSON PHOTO: JULIE LEOPO/EDSOURCEA student checks out a laptop from school in Alpaugh, Calif. California education officials working to equip all students with computers and internet at home announced a new...