School safety database would help educators scour technology options
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
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
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'
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
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
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
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
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
And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.