Richard Culatta

Rhode Island aims to bring computer science into public schools by Dec. 2017


Gov. Gina Raimondo laid out her new plan to offer computer science classes in every public school by December 2017.

R.I. taps former Dept. of Ed leader as chief innovation officer


Rhode Island hired its first chief innovation officer, who will lead efforts to develop cutting-edge approaches to government services and operations, state Gov. Gina Raimondo’s office announced Monday.

Education innovation clusters coming to Chicago


The clusters are networks of school districts, edtech startups and community organizers that meet to discuss how to deepen education through technology.

Education officials want kids, teachers to be main players in 'Games for Learning'


Edtech leaders encouraged developers at the Games for Learning summit to create virtual programs that teachers can use in the classroom.

Obama urges school superintendents to take digital education pledge


President Obama led a digital signing ceremony Wednesday, urging the nation's 16,000 school superintendents to commit to digital technology and education in the classroom.

Student data privacy debate heats up at SETDA forum


Digital learning systems used by students in and out of school are transforming education, but roiling the debate on how to safeguard student data privacy, experts said at a state education technology forum this week.