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.

K-12

New Jersey announces K-12 computer science plan

by Betsy Foresman • 12 hours ago

To help set students up for success in a variety of STEM careers, New Jersey is the latest state to embrace the "Computer Science for All" mantra.

K-12

Anti-violence bill would require schools watch students' social media

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

Social media accounts of those at risk of committing self-harm or extreme violence against others would enter required monitoring by their schools.

K-12

How Girl Scouts built a cyber challenge that made girls feel included

by Betsy Foresman • 7 days ago

In computer science classes that are often mostly boys, girls say finding a place in STEM is tough. The Girl Scouts are asking students how to fix it.

K-12

All students need and deserve broadband access, education leaders say

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Educators visiting Washington this week are called for policymakers to provide high-speed internet service to all students, regardless of neighborhood

K-12

New Mexico school district still offline from ransomware

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Administrators, who have shut down systems as they resolve the issue, say they're "not exactly sure" when they'll be operational again.

K-12

Edtech purchasing a guessing game for schools, but new data could help

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Schools spend billions on edtech each year, often to little effect. Through data-sharing, the EdTech Genome Project aims to change that.

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