Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an education reporter for EdScoop, where she writes about the virtues and challenges of innovative technology solutions used in higher education and K-12 spaces. Foresman also covers local government IT for StateScoop, on occasion.

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.

Foresman previously worked at Scoop News Group as an editorial fellow.

Higher Education

Education Department not budging on colleges' pleas for more pandemic relief

by Betsy Foresman • 3 days ago

While education leaders maintain COVID-19 is creating very real hardships for institutions, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos claims her data disagrees.

Higher Education

Carnegie Mellon using Facebook to collect COVID-19 data

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

Researchers have collected more than 13 million survey responses, which have been used to help inform public authorities' responses to the pandemic.

Higher Education

U. Arizona partners with Navy on online classes for service members

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

The new partnership will give sailors, marines and coast guardsmen the opportunity to complete coursework in intelligence and applied computing.

Higher Education

Florida International University launches cybersecurity apprenticeships

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The new program will give students on-the-job cybersecurity training and aims to address the cybersecurity workforce shortage.

Higher Education

New U. Texas tool predicts how many infected will show up to school

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The predictive model uses county-level health data to show how many infected people are likely to show up at schools anywhere in the United States.

Higher Education

COVID-19 resurgence forces colleges to change reopening plans yet again

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Record breaking infection rates and expected holiday travel have forced colleges and universities to reevaluate their plans to resume in-person activity.

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