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Lawmakers investigate tech companies' student data collection, usage

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

Three senators sent letters to more than 50 educational technology and data analytics companies to investigate their data collection practices.

Florida launches school safety database despite privacy concerns

by Katya Schwenk • 6 months ago

Civil rights groups called for the project to undergo further scrutiny before launch, but Gov. Ron DeSantis says it's essential for student safety.

Florida's statewide student data project alarms privacy groups

by Katya Schwenk • 7 months ago

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

Stetson U. adds cybersecurity to its degree offerings

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months ago

Amid a growing need for a talented cybersecurity workforce, the Florida school has announced a new program around network security and related topics.

Ransomware knocks school district in Key West, Florida, offline for the week

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

Intermittent service outages since the attack was detected last Sunday have had minimal impact thanks to data backups, administrators say.

Seven Florida universities join state's cyber training platform

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity will bring its virtual learning lab, called the CyberHub, to more public universities across the state this fall.

Florida Virtual School to enroll up to 20,000 Puerto Rican students

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Puerto Rican students can take courses online, which may ease pressure on local schools to take those displaced by Hurricane Maria.