Academic fraud spikes as students study from home
Threat intelligence researchers at Cisco Talos said they've observed a fourfold increase in searches for homework-for-hire services since fall 2019.
Homework helpline matches struggling preK-12 students with teachers-in-training
Texas A&M University has launched a new service to help preK-12 students struggling with online classes by connecting them with students studying to become teachers.
South Carolina to use radio waves for extra K-12 internet access
Gov. Henry McMaster announced a $1.3 million investment in datacasting technology to ensure remote education access for about 5,000 students across the state.
Miami high schooler charged in DDoS attacks against district
A 16-year-old junior admitted to orchestrating eight attacks that blocked students and teachers from accessing their virtual learning platform, authorities said.
Brown University aids development of national K-12 pandemic dashboard
A dashboard slated for release this September is being designed to help administrators across the country better understand COVID-19 trends aid decision making.
Arizona State University launches virtual teacher institute
As the fall semester approaches, a new professional development program aims to help Arizona's K-12 instructors get up to speed on virtual instruction.
Illinois launches STEM website to improve education access
A new website showcases STEM resources like career-development events, virtual summer camps and learning centers at local universities or community colleges.
Friends remember SETDA director Candice Dodson as an edtech 'powerhouse'
Friends and colleagues mourning online said Dodson's contributions to education will leave a lasting impact, many renewing their own commitments in her memory.
University of Florida builds supercomputer for AI research, education
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.
Educators, governors ask Congress for more remote-education funding
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.