Tags Connecticut

Wolcott, Conn., school district hit by second ransomware attack

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

Before the district could decide to pay the first ransom from an attack in June, administrators discovered a second attack earlier this month.

Ransomware 'halts everything' in Connecticut school district

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

As Wolcott Public Schools begins a new school year, administrators announce they've spent their summer vacations attempting a ransomware recovery.

Advocates conflicted as Connecticut lawmakers pass K-12 computer science bill

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

A bill now awaiting Gov. Ned Lamont's signature could improve access to computer science education but also strain already-limited teaching resources.

One way or another, schools are connecting their students to broadband

by Stacey Pusey • 3 years ago

Commentary: The methods in each state vary, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey, but most states have coordinated strategies for reaching everyone.

Connecticut's self-service portal builds privacy into edtech

by Jake Williams • 3 years ago

Vendors and district leaders are saving money, officials say, while teachers using edtech are freed from scanning legalese to protect student privacy.

Google adds new terms to comply with Connecticut student data privacy laws

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Leaders called the addendum a win for the state's public school students — the vast majority of whom use Google products.

Connecticut report calls for mastery-based learning in K-12 schools

by Kate Roddy • 4 years ago

Moving away from a school-centered model would close learning gaps and improve students' learning experience, the authors say.