Cybersecurity, budgets top CoSN's 2019 K-12 IT Leadership Survey report

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Expected findings, like the persistence of cybersecurity, are accompanied by surprises, like a downturn in BYOD and slow growth in online resources.

Report: Teachers are the nexus of technology decisions and purchases

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

A recent analysis by MDR Education finds that teachers can and do wield significant power for observing technology trends in their own classrooms.

Anonymous tip apps aim to help students stay safe

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

The makers of Say Something and similar digital tools say they empower students and staff to take action in making their schools more secure.

School bus dashboards are ripe for more technology, Kajeet says

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

The wireless provider released a new report that highlights driver tablets, which offer detailed maps and student boarding information.

Some student loan refunds could soon come via plastic

by Patience Wait • 3 years ago

The U.S. Department of Education is about to release its Request for Proposal for a pilot involving four colleges with up to 25,000 students each.

FSA head will lead new Office of Strategy and Transformation

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

The new office will be in charge of streamlining the federal student aid delivery process, the U.S. Department of Education said.

Preparing for planned obsolescence in K-12 schools

by Bob Hand • 3 years ago

Commentary: Through vigilant device tracking and regular communication, school IT directors can manage challenges posed by planned obsolescence.

Mobile-friendly FAFSA expected in spring 2018

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The mobile app will allow students to fill out and submit FAFSA forms from their phones — and toggle between devices as they choose.

Report: Rural schools outpace urban, suburban peers in access to technology

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

Data on school characteristics can help drive policies that improve student outcomes, researchers say.