Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an editorial fellow for EdScoop and StateScoop, where she writes about the virtues and challenges of innovative technology solutions used in local government and education spaces.
Foresman graduated from Texas Christian University in 2018 — go Frogs! — with a BA in journalism and psychology. During her senior year, she worked as an intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., and moved back to the capital after completing her degree because, like Shrek, she feels most at home in the swamp.

K-12

Calif. introduces 'Dashboard Week' to raise awareness of school data

by Betsy Foresman • 5 hours ago

Running from September 16-20, Dashboard Week aims to encourage academic transparency and remind parents and educators of valuable data resources.

Higher Education

Michigan State picks new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 1 day ago

With nearly two decades of experience in higher education IT, Melissa Woo will take over as CIO at MSU in December.

Higher Education

Study finds digital alerts boost STEM student success

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

Recent research found students were more likely to stay enrolled in their universities if they opted into receiving digital alerts.

K-12

Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.

K-12

Electric, zero-emission school buses head to Virginia

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The Virginia-based Dominion Energy says it plans to roll out the first 50 electric school buses by the end of 2020.

K-12

41 education groups join cohort to end STEM teacher shortage

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The association of more than 300 organizations from around the country are pledging to train 100,000 teachers in STEM subjects by 2021.

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