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Improve student outcomes with data partnerships, UT researchers urge

by Betsy Foresman • 2 hours ago

A new report outlines how a partnership between the UT System and the U.S. Census Bureau is advancing data-driven policy that puts students first.

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

by Colin Wood • 2 days 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.

Student hacker grabbed personal data of thousands of Maryland students

by Colin Wood • 3 days ago

Now facing possible criminal charges, the student's activities have been revealed as more extensive than originally believed.

Filling the cybersecurity workforce gap is education’s responsibility

by Colin Wood • 3 days ago

Commentary: With the huge demand for cybersecurity professionals, it’s the job of universities and high schools to step up, says Eileen Belastock.

$120K for dorm Wi-Fi upgrades? College CIO does it himself instead

by Jake Williams • 1 week ago

After a case of sticker shock, Illinois College's assistant CIO rolled up his sleeves and recruited a student worker to fix a weak wireless signal.

Google Earth's creation tools help students tell stories with maps

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The new creation tools allow students to build visual narratives and engage with learning on a deeper level, one teacher told EdScoop.

Pacific University hires executive to head dual CIO-CISO role

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Improving data governance and enabling the transformation of education through technology will be Brandon Gatke's top priorities, he told EdScoop.

Four cybersecurity pointers for safer school networks

by Stacey Pusey • 2 weeks ago

Commentary: Consistent education and filtering data are among the ways they can become safer, says edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey.

Half a million students have visited California state parks virtually

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The parks agency says it's reached a milestone in sharing the state's natural beauty, all without anyone needing to leave their desk.