Kansas City district pilots data-sharing initiative

A new data-sharing partnership between Kansas City Public Schools and local nonprofits will provide tailored educational support for K-12 students at after-school and weekend programs. Spearheaded by a software provider, the partnerships will share student information system data with local nonprofits to help address specific needs, like additional subject help or behavioral issues.

Tennessee governor proposes $4 million STEM initiative

Gov. Bill Lee says the initiative would bolster the technology workforce and help develop new computer science standards and teacher training.


Georgia U. partnership halves broadband costs for K-12

The University System of Georgia's Dave Nix explains how sharing resources and building new private partnerships has yielded big savings for K-12.


University of Delaware names new cybersecurity chief

Ken Kurz, a former IT executive for a real estate investment trust, now serves as the university's chief information security officer.


Ed Department FERPA guide intended to clarify student data privacy

The Education secretary acknowledged confusion around student data privacy, but said a new FAQ could help illuminate things.


PA governor spends $9.6 million on computer science training

Funding new programs that provide college pathways and teacher training is hoped to close a gap in the technical workforce.


Google's first machine learning program launches at Mills College

The course's launch is a testbed for a wider program the tech giant plans to roll out nationwide to support the computer science workforce.

Experts: Prioritize structure over classroom tech

The 2019 policy priorities for the International Association of K-12 Online Learning omit technology. Here's what they say is more important.

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