As schools across the country go high-tech, incorporating data-driven educational apps and software into classrooms, fears about the privacy and security of students' personal information are on the rise.
Reports by John Tulenko
John D. Tulenko is a Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and senior producer at Learning Matters, a non-profit television production company founded in 1995.
In addition to multiple awards from the Education Writers' Association, John has received two Emmy nominations for NewsHour reports: Disappearing Dropouts (2005) and Turnaround Specialist (2007). Additionally, he has received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award in 2000 for the documentary School Sleuth. His recent work has examined literacy in the early grades, bilingual education, workforce readiness, and other subjects in education.
Our report on special education in Los Angeles looks at the district's current focus on inclusion. Is moving special needs students into neighborhood schools and classrooms a sign of progress, or a cause for concern?
Calhoun County school district pays $9,275 in monthly bills for the slowest Internet service in all of Mississippi. But all that could be about to change, thanks to the Federal Communications Commission's recent overhaul of the E-rate program.
Many students who enroll in college leave with crushing debt and no degree. Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in South Easton, MA offers students an alternative to higher ed.