FCC's E-Rate updates don't look to the future, education leaders say
Updates to E-Rate are expected to benefit small and rural schools, but districts won't get any extra help when it comes to cybersecurity.
New computer science task force to guide Arkansas’ educational offerings
A new multidisciplinary group is tasked with giving students "the best computer science education possible.”
Yet another school district hit by ransomware, this time in Illinois
Nearly 50 school districts and hundreds of schools have been hit by ransomware this year. Sycamore Community School District 427 is the latest victim.
Student hacker grabbed personal data of thousands of Maryland students
Now facing possible criminal charges, the student's activities have been revealed as more extensive than originally believed.
Filling the cybersecurity workforce gap is education’s responsibility
Commentary: With the huge demand for cybersecurity professionals, it’s the job of universities and high schools to step up, says Eileen Belastock.
Google Earth's creation tools help students tell stories with maps
The new creation tools allow students to build visual narratives and engage with learning on a deeper level, one teacher told EdScoop.
Four cybersecurity pointers for safer school networks
Commentary: Consistent education and filtering data are among the ways they can become safer, says edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey.
Half a million students have visited California state parks virtually
The parks agency says it's reached a milestone in sharing the state's natural beauty, all without anyone needing to leave their desk.
When digitizing your curriculum, think coordination
Commentary: Today’s digital resources are “all over the place,” but several new tools and standards provide hope, writes edWeb.net’s Michele Israel.
Rural STEM education bill aims to grow workforce
If passed, the legislation would set up grants for research and development of STEM education plans for rural schools.