Change history for Windows 10 for Education

This topic lists new and updated topics in the Windows 10 for Education documentation.

May 2017

New or changed topic Description
Switch to Windows 10 Pro Education from Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 S New. If you have an education tenant and use devices Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 S in your schools, find out how you can opt-in to a free switch to Windows 10 Pro Education.

RELEASE: Windows 10, version 1703 (Creators Update)

New or changed topic Description
Get started: Deploy and manage a full cloud IT solution with Microsoft Education New. Learn how you can you can quickly and easily use the new Microsoft Education system to implement a full IT cloud solution for your school.
Microsoft Education documentation and resources New. Find links to more content for IT admins, teachers, students, and education app developers.
Windows 10 configuration recommendations for education customers New. Provides guidance on ways to configure the OS diagnostic data, consumer experiences, Cortana, search, as well as some of the preinstalled apps, so that Windows is ready for your school.
Deployment recommendations for school IT administrators Updated the screenshots and related instructions to reflect the current UI and experience.
Set up Windows devices for education Updated for Windows 10, version 1703.
Set up School PCs app:
Technical reference for the Set up School PCs app
Use the Set up School PCs app
Updated. Describes the school-specific settings and policies that Set up School PC configures. Also provides step-by-step instructions for using the latest version of the app to create a provisioning package that you can use to set up student PCs.
Set up using Windows Configuration Designer:
Set up student PCs to join domain
Provision student PCs with apps
Updated the information for Windows 10, version 1703.
Take tests in Windows 10
Set up Take a Test on a single PC
Set up Take a Test on multiple PCs
Take a Test app technical reference
Updated. Includes new information on ways you can set up the test account and assessment URL and methods for creating and distributing the link. Methods available to you vary depending on whether you're setting up Take a Test on a single PC or multiple PCs.

January 2017

New or changed topic Description
For IT administrators - get Minecraft: Education Edition Updates. Learn how schools can use invoices to pay for Minecraft: Education Edition.

December 2016

New or changed topic Description
[Upgrade Windows 10 Pro to Pro Education from Windows Store for Business] New. Learn how to opt-in to a free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro Education. As of May 2017, this topic has been replaced with Switch to Windows 10 Pro Education from Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 S.

November 2016

New or changed topic Description
Working with Windows Store for Business – education scenarios New. Learn about education scenarios for Windows Store for Business.
For teachers - get Minecraft: Education Edition Updates. Subscription support for Minecraft: Education Edition.
For IT administrators - get Minecraft: Education Edition Updates. Subscription support for Minecraft: Education Edition.

RELEASE: Windows 10, version 1607 (Anniversary Update)

The topics in this library have been updated for Windows 10, version 1607 (also known as the Anniversary Update). The following new topics have been added:

July 2016

New or changed topic Description
Windows 10 editions for education customers New. Learn about the two editions in Windows 10, version 1607 that's designed for the needs of K-12 institutions.
Deploy Windows 10 in a school district New. Learn how to deploy Windows 10 in a school district. Integrate the school environment with Office 365, AD DS, and Microsoft Azure AD, use SCCM, Intune, and Group Policy to manage devices.

June 2016

New or changed topic Description
Get Minecraft Education Edition
For teachers: get Minecraft Education Edition
For IT administrators: get Minecraft Education Edition
New. Learn how to get and distribute Minecraft: Education Edition.

May 2016

New or changed topic Description
Use the Set up School PCs app (Preview) New. Learn how the Set up School PCs app works and how to use it.
Set up School PCs app technical reference (Preview) New. Describes the changes that the Set up School PCs app makes to a PC.
Take tests in Windows 10 (Preview)
Set up Take a Test on a single PC (Preview)
Set up Take a Test on multiple PCs (Preview)
Take a Test app technical reference (Preview)
New. Learn how to set up and use the Take a Test app.
Chromebook migration guide Moved from Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile library, originally published in November 2015
Deploy Windows 10 in a school Moved from Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile library, originally published in May 2016