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In Cleveland, Verizon boasts 'first' 5G-powered middle school

by Betsy Foresman • 27 mins ago

The next generation of wireless technology is promised to enable new edtech as the company plans to bring 5G to 100 schools.

Students steal district data to gain edge in 'Senior Water Games'

by Betsy Foresman • 21 hours ago

Students hacked a district system to collect students' home addresses to gain a competitive edge in an elimination-style game played off-campus.

Higher education leaders are disconnected from IT issues, survey says

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

New survey data shows that presidents, provosts and chief financial officers are not well engaged with the technology issues facing their campuses.

Amid enrollment decline, Pa. public university system turns to tech

by Jake Williams • 5 days ago

The system is requesting $100 million for IT transformation efforts and shared services it hopes will offset a 20 percent decline in enrollment.

Getting girls to code requires cultural change, says nonprofit founder

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

The founder of Girls Who Code said at a conference this week she wants to shift the stereotype of the programmer to include a wider group.

Virginia doubles funding for school-security technologies

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

Hundreds of schools across the commonwealth will share $6 million in funding, which is set to double next year amid concerns of gun violence.

Student success is at the heart of Educause's top IT issues for 2020

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

The organization released its newest list of top IT issues at its annual conference in Chicago this week, all of them pointing toward student success.

Students want tech to help navigate higher education, survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Proactive learning interventions, deadline reminders and increased use of trend data are all things the next generation of students say they want.

Higher ed CIOs look for more inclusive hiring, workforce

by Jake Williams • 1 week ago

A focus on diversity, equity and inclusion can improve higher ed IT operations, CIOs said at Educause Annual Conference 2019.