Illinois launches STEM website to improve education access

Within 45 days, agencies must appoint a software manager to oversee license and agreement inventories, and begin reporting progress in their license management by Nov. 30.

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by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Friends and colleagues mourning online said Dodson's contributions to education will leave a lasting impact, many renewing their own commitments in her memory.

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The supercomputer, slated to be completed in 2021, is to prepare university students for jobs in AI, while also providing access to K-12 programs and Black and Hispanic colleges nationally.

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Several education groups added their name to a letter drafted by the National Governors Association, asking Congress for additional funding to ensure K-12 districts and universities can continue educating students online into the fall.

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

After many K-12 teachers struggled with the sudden rush to remote learning, Florida International University has joined the higher education institutions now teaching lesson design, organization techniques how to use and how to use video and digital tools.

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The State University System Board of Governors said it's developing a plan to keep online education afloat after the governor's vetoed funding to Complete Florida Plus, a $29.4 million education program.

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

The College Board has halted putting the SAT online during the pandemic. Now universities are dropping their standardized testing requirement on applications.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

With classrooms closed because of the pandemic, student teachers have turned to online tools to satisfy required teaching hours.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

While students can't participate in traditional summer camps this year because of the pandemic, FIU has created several virtual alternatives.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Advocacy groups and educators are calling on Congress to provide unconnected homes with additional resources to ensure education can continue remotely during the pandemic.

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

It wasn't long ago that digital learning coordinators didn't exist. Now, they're increasingly relevant, said Twin Lakes School Corporation's Marcus Painter.