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School safety database would help educators scour technology options

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The School Safety Clearinghouse Act would give state and local officials a way to assess and share best practices for school security and design.

Calif. introduces 'Dashboard Week' to raise awareness of school data

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Running from September 16-20, Dashboard Week aims to encourage academic transparency and remind parents and educators of valuable data resources.

UC Irvine creates 'information technology and data' role

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Tom Andriola, the chief information officer for the UC system, will head to Irvine to head a new strategic technology leadership position in October.

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

by Jake Williams • 2 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 months ago

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