Emily Bamforth

Reporter for StateScoop and EdScoop covering IT, decision-making and modernization. Before joining Scoop News Group, reported for six years for Cleveland.com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Higher Education

U. Washington advises against 'Scrum Master,' 'blackout,' in inclusive language style guide

by Emily Bamforth • 11 hours ago

The University of Washington recently published new guidance on words and phrases its IT staff should use to avoid offensive or hurtful language.

Higher Education

New online college program rankings show rise in digital

by Emily Bamforth • 1 day ago

A new annual ranking from U.S. News & World Report shows a rise in the number of programs at higher education institutions to move online.


SAT testing to go permanently digital by 2024

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

Students will take the SAT digitally by 2024, but will still need to take the test under the eyes of an in-person proctor, according to the College Board.


Georgia State plans to improve student career outcomes by sharing job data

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

A $250,000 grant allows GSU to expand its career readiness technology efforts, including a digital-learning record focused on skills.

Higher Education

How Morgan State University built the foundation for its digital learner record

by Emily Bamforth • 5 days ago

A Morgan State University vice president said departments beyond just academics contributed to the records, which are designed to give a fuller picture of a student's achievements.

Higher Education

Colleges can spend $198M in new relief funding on basic needs

by Emily Bamforth • 6 days ago

Digital services, open educational resources and teletherapy are all eligible for grant funding, federal education officials said.