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District data can help teachers 'work smarter, not harder'

by Jake Williams • 1 week ago

At Aldine ISD in Texas, the technology director says schools need to use data to improve services for both students and teachers alike.

Database of 7 million syllabi pulls back the curtain on higher ed

by Katya Schwenk • 4 weeks ago

Course data from 2,500 universities is revealing the most-taught literature and other trends in a revamped tool made at Columbia University.

Florida's statewide student data project alarms privacy groups

by Katya Schwenk • 1 month ago

Civil rights watchdogs say the data-collection project to prevent school gun violence is being pushed into students' lives haphazardly.

Three ways edtech usage data can yield classroom insights

by Stacey Pusey • 2 months ago

Commentary: Edtech researchers are drilling into data to find users who need extra help, said edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.

Student, family data exposed in Oregon State cyberattack

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

OSU officials say the data of 636 students, prospective students and family members was exposed to hackers engineering a phishing attack.

A third of U.S. workers say they lack data skills

by Katya Schwenk • 2 months ago

And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.

Unlocking actionable data is critical for school districts, experts say

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Commentary: K-12 school districts must get organized and make sense of their data to improve learning outcomes and protect student privacy.

Ellucian CEO: Cloud, data can transform higher ed experience

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

By modernizing systems and connecting data, universities can access the potential of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence.

System upgrade was path to 'awesome' data visualization at Oklahoma City Public Schools

by Jake Williams • 4 months ago

Years after an SIS upgrade, district IT director Eric Hileman says teachers are now enjoying the benefits in the form of new data tools.