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Education, Industry

What Schools Should Know as IRS Increases Educator Expense Tax Deduction for 2022

September 7, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Earlier this year, teachers who buy school supplies out of their own pocket received a bit of much-needed good news from an unlikely source: the Internal Revenue Service. Yes, you read that correctly – the IRS. In March, the agency […]


Education, Industry

States’ plans to make school safer reflect political divides

September 6, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, governors around the country vowed to take steps to ensure their students would be kept safe. Months later, as students return to classrooms, money has begun to flow for school […]


Education, Industry

Families brace for changes to pandemic-era free school meals

June 27, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Before the pandemic, there was no room in the budget for Kate Murphy’s children to buy lunch at school. She and her husband would buy in bulk and make bag lunches at home. So the free school meals that were […]


Federal, Policy

Biden appeals for tougher gun laws: ‘How much more carnage?’

June 2, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

“Enough, enough,” President Joe Biden exclaimed over and over Thursday night, as he delivered an impassioned address to the nation imploring Congress to take action against gun violence after mass shootings he said had turned schools, supermarkets and other everyday […]


Education, Health Care, Industry

Biden sending more COVID tests to schools to keep them open

January 12, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration is increasing federal support for COVID-19 testing for schools in a bid to keep them open amid the omicron surge. The White House announced Wednesday that a dedicated stream of 5 million rapid tests and 5 million […]


Tech

Microsoft buys BrightBytes DataSense to bring more data analytics to schools

February 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has purchased the BrightBytes Data Management platform DataSense and is acquiring the team behind the product. Microsoft announced the pending acquisition, for which it’s paying an undisclosed amount, on Feb. 4. BrightBytes, based in San Francisco, is an education […]


Cybersecurity

Schools put on high alert for JBoss ransomware exploit

April 18, 2016

Via: CIO

More than 2,000 machines at schools and other organizations have been infected with a backdoor in unpatched versions of JBoss that could be used at any moment to install ransomware such as Samsam. That’s according to Cisco’s Talos threat-intelligence organization, […]