Tag: K-12

Education, Industry

Faced with a desperate skills shortage, tech leaders plea for computer science reform in schools

July 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

More than 600 leaders of nonprofits, universities, and tech giants – as well as 50 US governors – have signed a letter in support of updating the US K-12 curriculum to include opportunities to learn computer science. Industry giants such […]

Education, Industry, Policy, State & Local

Judge tosses lawsuit over New York school district’s facial-recognition plan

September 7, 2021

Via: StateScoop

A judge last week dismissed a lawsuit brought against a Western New York school district’s recent use of facial recognition in its facilities, ruling that the case was moot thanks to a December law curtailing the use of the surveillance […]


2020 was a ‘record-breaking’ year in US school hacks, security failures

March 10, 2021

Via: ZDnet

A new analysis on the state of cybersecurity in K-12 schools across the US has revealed a record-breaking number of security incidents in 2020. On Wednesday, during the K-12 Cybersecurity Leadership Symposium, the research, titled “The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: […]

Policy, State & Local

North Carolina to pilot satellite internet for rural students

March 5, 2021

Via: StateScoop

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s office on Thursday announced that some students in two of its most rural counties will soon be able to access the internet via satellites beaming signals from low Earth orbit. The program is the latest […]

Federal, Policy

What the new tax law means for your college savings plan

September 5, 2018


Your trusty college savings plan is no longer just for higher-education costs, thanks to the new tax law. Whether you have young children or grandchildren, you’re probably aware of the rising cost of higher education: The average annual cost of […]

Policy, State & Local

Wisconsin opens checkbook for tech in education

February 7, 2017

Via: StateScoop

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposed a two-year budget Monday that aims to improve K-12 education with funding for broadband, digital teaching aids, mobile hotspots for students and funding for high school fabrication labs. The infusion of capital comes from a […]


Educator Panel: Engaging Teachers, Students in IT Sales Critical to K-12 Success

May 18, 2015

Via: itCurated

Solution providers need to move beyond the superintendent and IT director and engage players in the classroom in order to get new technology successfully adopted and implemented in schools. That was the message from a panel of educators at Synnex’s […]