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Colleges should invest in digital learning records, Education Dept. says
The federal government also recommended "hy-flex" learning as one of several tech-related measures meant to help students recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Ed. Dept. issues new guidance on how universities can use relief funds
Online students are now factored into the third wave of emergency relief funding, according to new guidance from the Education Department.
Lawmakers ask Cardona to address K-12 cybersecurity threats
Reps. Jim Langevin and Doris Matsui said Education Secretary Miguel Cardona should make clear to schools they can use stimulus funds on cybersecurity purchases.
'Good riddance': Education Secretary Betsy DeVos steps down
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stepped down on Thursday, prompting educators and industry leaders to publish scathing reviews of her nearly four-year tenure.
Biden's education secretary pick called an experienced educator, edtech advocate
Connecticut education Commissioner Miguel Cardona would be a strong advocate for educational technology if picked as education secretary, predicted a former colleague.
Tech companies ask Biden for more education support, student data
In a letter to the incoming administration, a group of companies stressed the importance of technology to facilitate high-quality learning, the need for additional funding, professional development and the value of data in assessing students.
Education Department not budging on colleges' pleas for more pandemic relief
While education leaders maintain COVID-19 is creating very real hardships for institutions, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos claims her data disagrees.
Ellucian vulnerability was not behind recent university cyberattacks
The Education Department has released an updated notice providing new information on the widespread attacks against universities reported last month.
Ellucian systems compromised at 62 universities, Education Dept. says
The ongoing vulnerability generated thousands of illicit user accounts, the Education Department says, but the company claims the alert is a mistake.