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