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

Higher education leaders are disconnected from IT issues, survey says

by Betsy Foresman • 1 hour ago

New survey data shows that presidents, provosts and chief financial officers are not well engaged with the technology issues facing their campuses.

K-12

Getting girls to code requires cultural change, says nonprofit founder

by Betsy Foresman • 3 days ago

The founder of Girls Who Code said at a conference this week she wants to shift the stereotype of the programmer to include a wider group.

Higher Education

Student success is at the heart of Educause's top IT issues for 2020

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

The organization released its newest list of top IT issues at its annual conference in Chicago this week, all of them pointing toward student success.

Higher Education

Students want tech to help navigate higher education, survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

Proactive learning interventions, deadline reminders and increased use of trend data are all things the next generation of students say they want.

K-12

Google wants to spread positivity online, stop cyberbullying

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Education partnerships centering on online safety, etiquette and security are aimed at teaching kids to "be internet awesome" this month.

Higher Education

Student data exposed in U. Pittsburgh email attachment

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Students who received the personal data were asked to delete it and empty the trash can folder in their email client.

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