Georgia district cautious on cybersecurity, privacy for education apps
Debbie Durrence says district technologists need to embed cybersecurity and privacy in vetting of edtech apps.
Georgia approves K-8 computer science standards
The standards will introduce students to computer science basics and gradually will teach more complex topics such as coding and design.
States overcome challenges with early childhood education data through collaboration
At South by Southwest EDU 2019, officials from Minnesota, Texas, Georgia and Utah shared best practices around design, security and governance.
For effective edtech platforms, listen to users
Angela Baker, the technology services manager for Georgia's Department of Education, says user engagement is key to effective edtech deployments.
New cyber certification program gives Georgia high schoolers 'a distinct advantage'
Select students in Bartow County, Georgia, can now earn three networking certifications through a school program partnered with CompTIA.
Georgia's first cybersecurity center opens to the public
The new center, housed on Augusta University's campus, marks the single largest investment in a cybersecurity facility by a state government.
Augusta U. bolsters cyber commitment with new training facility
The Georgia university also boasts a Cyber Institute with several degree programs in the field.
Georgia launches open data platform to provide performance reports on K-12 schools
Parents, teachers and students in Georgia can now find out how their schools measure up to statewide standards, thanks to a new website that grades schools based on their performance.