Anti-violence bill would require schools watch students' social media
Social media accounts of those at risk of committing self-harm or extreme violence against others would enter required monitoring by their schools.
Ransomware forces New Mexico school district to scrub 30,000 devices
Administrators declined to engage with their ransomers, opting instead to wipe the hard drives of 39 schools' computers one by one.
New Mexico school district still offline from ransomware
Administrators, who have shut down systems as they resolve the issue, say they're "not exactly sure" when they'll be operational again.
Edtech purchasing a guessing game for schools, but new data could help
Schools spend billions on edtech each year, often to little effect. Through data-sharing, the EdTech Genome Project aims to change that.
How to discuss student data privacy in your school and community
Commentary: communicating data privacy requirements and ramifications can be challenge for school leaders, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.
How STEAM education can prepare students for the workforce
Commentary: Technology is a key to students integrating into an increasingly global economy, says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.
How to encourage digital citizenship in the classroom
Commentary: edWeb.net’s Michele Israel outlines ways teachers can do to help their students become better digital citizens.
Students steal district data to gain edge in 'Senior Water Games'
Students hacked a district system to collect students' home addresses to gain a competitive edge in an elimination-style game played off-campus.
Google wants to spread positivity online, stop cyberbullying
Education partnerships centering on online safety, etiquette and security are aimed at teaching kids to "be internet awesome" this month.