Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act'

The Act, which was introduced in the U.S. Senate last week, aims to connect more communities across the country to high-speed internet. If signed into law, the bill would create two new grant programs to sponsor state and local initiatives, with $125 million allocated to each. The State Educational Technology Directors Association praised the effort, along with more than 30 other organizations.

Stetson U. adds cybersecurity to its degree offerings

Amid a growing need for a talented cybersecurity workforce, the Florida school has announced a new program around network security and related topics.

Dartmouth addresses email security concerns with 2FA rollout

The college plans to secure user accounts with 2FA from the security company, Duo.

UNC business school expands technology-based skills programs

The university has announced a partnership with edtech company 2U, which is acquiring training provider Trilogy Education for $750 million.

Digital credentials could boost student confidence, survey shows

Data from the survey shows that credentials are becoming increasingly important to hiring managers and students, who report feeling unprepared.

Oral Roberts University CIO says cloud is best bet for cyber

The investment needed to afford "top of the line" cyber tools is pushing more schools to the cloud, says Oral Roberts University CIO Mike Mathews.

Why one district CIO says the Ed-Fi data standard is taking over

Now used by school districts in 30 states, Ed-Fi is becoming the "gold standard" for data sharing, says one district CIO.

Privacy experts: Policy key to student data protection

The Future of Privacy Forum has released a guide for policymakers as a resource to help craft effective student data privacy legislation.

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