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U. Illinois partners with state to produce COVID-19 maps, tools

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

A new partnership between the university’s CyberGIS Center and the State of Illinois is intended to help leaders better understand and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Yet another school district hit by ransomware, this time in Illinois

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

Nearly 50 school districts and hundreds of schools have been hit by ransomware this year. Sycamore Community School District 427 is the latest victim.

Illinois hires CIO for education programs

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

A new education-focused chief information officer role will be led by Kevin Parker, a former Boston and Rhode Island govtech leader.

States are making progress on data 'report cards,' but shortcomings are many

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

Analysis from the Data Quality Campaign shows reports bogged down by lack of clarity, accessibility and jargon.

Schools grapple with new Illinois anti-cyberbullying law

by Corinne Lestch • 6 years ago

Officials at a Madison County district had to backtrack after alarming parents that a new law could require children to turn over their social media passwords in cases of suspected cyberbullying.