Tags K-12

As online bullying statistics rise, educators seek solutions

by Katya Schwenk • 4 days ago

Reports of cyberbullying rose in recent years, and though researchers quibble about what the numbers mean, they all agree there's a problem.

Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.

Five ways to close the homework gap

by Stacey Pusey • 1 week ago

Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.

For better edtech purchasing, ask these 4 crucial questions

by Stacey Pusey • 2 weeks ago

Commentary: Educators and industry experts weigh in on how to navigate the vast number of digital educational tools available today.

1.4 million student Social Security numbers found unencrypted in Maryland

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

A recent audit found the state's Education Department was storing sensitive personal data in plaintext format and not updating its software.

FCC votes to auction off Educational Broadband Service in 2020

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Telecommunications providers will soon compete for licenses for the 2.5 GHz spectrum to build out the next generation of their wireless networks.

Florida's statewide student data project alarms privacy groups

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

Civil rights watchdogs say the data-collection project to prevent school gun violence is being pushed into students' lives haphazardly.

For student privacy, this Austin-area district is one of the best

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

The Leander Independent School District has become just one of a few school systems to earn the Trusted Learning Environment Seal from CoSN.

Demand for broadband in schools strong, E-Rate survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

E-Rate recipients came out in record numbers for an annual survey conducted by Funds For Learning, which found sustained demand for bandwidth.