Personal data of more than one million people exposed in Georgia Tech's latest breach

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

It's the second major security breach the university has seen in the past 12 months.

On cybersecurity, educational institutions have a people problem

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Inside cultures that are designed to be collaborative and open, IT leaders are struggling to corral their users and educate faculty on network risks.

Georgia approves K-8 computer science standards

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

The standards will introduce students to computer science basics and gradually will teach more complex topics such as coding and design.

Are schools getting justifiable value out of their student surveillance?

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month ago

Educators must rethink the default assumption that blanket surveillance is worth the loss of privacy, experts say.

Hacked Georgia school district thwarts attempt to steal payroll funds

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Thanks to two-factor authentication, school officials were notified of an unauthorized transfer attempt and no money was lost, a spokesman said.

Predictive analytics tools are boosting graduation rates and ROI, say university officials

by Wyatt Kash • 2 months ago

University leaders at SXSW EDU 2019 say they're now able to spot anomalies and intervene to help struggling students sooner.

States overcome challenges with early childhood education data through collaboration

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

At South by Southwest EDU 2019, officials from Minnesota, Texas, Georgia and Utah shared best practices around design, security and governance.

University students saved $177 million in 2018 using OpenStax OER

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

The era of traditional textbooks and their high costs is coming to a close, says OpenStax' David Harris.

Georgia U. partnership halves broadband costs for K-12

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The University System of Georgia's Dave Nix explains how sharing resources and building new private partnerships has yielded big savings for K-12.

Duke U. pits fact-checking apps against Trump's State of the Union speech

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The software sometimes faltered, but the student-developed tools also matched some of the president's claims against fact databases in real time.