South Carolina launches its first free statewide coding platform
The project, SC Codes, will offer beginner-to-advanced curriculum in coding for K-12 students and professionals considering a career change.
'Hacking For Defense' course to be taught in 20 universities this year
The course will challenge graduate students to come up with solutions to common military and intelligence problems.
Geoint programs continue to expand in higher education
Three universities have added USGIF-approved programs in geoint to address the shortage of skilled employees, bringing the total up to 17.
Digital Promise, with help from Google, coaches teachers on tech
The nonprofit's project will expand from 50 to 80 schools across five states next year.
South Carolina district moves to replace snow days with 'e-learning days'
Every student in the district will have a Chromebook by November, just in time to institute a pilot program that replaces snow days with virtual schoo
Four approaches K-12 IT directors can take to address security threats
Commentary: From physical security to cybersecurity, school district technology leaders can prevent and manage threats using these four strategies.
Competency-based education is gaining traction in states
iNACOL report provides case studies of eight states’ funding strategies and outlines additional steps to fund innovation and change.
FirstNet inks first school district for public safety network
Schools in part of the Spartanburg, South Carolina, area will receive FirstNet-enabled devices and app ecosystem access.
How school IT directors can help close the technology literacy gap
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress confirms that both lawmakers and the general public lack a basic understanding of data collection and use.
Google's 'Rolling Study Halls' expands to 12 states following two-state pilot
With help from CoSN and Kajeet, the initiative will reach an additional 16 school districts, aiming to close the digital divide in rural areas.