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Wolcott, Conn., school district hit by second ransomware attack

by Colin Wood • 3 days ago

Before the district could decide to pay the first ransom from an attack in June, administrators discovered a second attack earlier this month.

41 education groups join cohort to end STEM teacher shortage

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The association of more than 300 organizations from around the country are pledging to train 100,000 teachers in STEM subjects by 2021.

Seven school districts test in-bus tablets for drivers

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The tablets are to provide bus drivers an interface for managing data, bus routes and payroll information, replacing legacy paper-based systems.

Buffalo schools build Wi-Fi network targeting 'homework gap'

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The new wireless is network is expected to reach the homes of approximately 5,500 students, providing new educational opportunities after school.

Ransomware 'halts everything' in Connecticut school district

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

As Wolcott Public Schools begins a new school year, administrators announce they've spent their summer vacations attempting a ransomware recovery.

Want to learn JavaScript? Venture to 'Ozaria' and save the world

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

A new computer game plunges students in an immersive world that developers say could make learning to code a more engaging enterprise.

Five steps to understanding ESSA's tiers of evidence

by Stacey Pusey • 4 weeks ago

It's been four years since the Every Student Succeeds Act, but its tier system still confuses some educators, explains edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.

Florida 'student safety' database fell short, commission says

by Katya Schwenk • 1 month ago

Some officials say it adds little new functionality for law enforcement, while others claim the governor's request was "impossible" from the start.

More schools are buying mobile 'panic buttons' for shooter scenarios

by Katya Schwenk • 1 month ago

Oklahoma schools are among the latest to invest in the technology, spending $3 million on a mobile platform to be used by more than 500 districts.