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SUNY Poly ditches physical bookstores with virtual offering

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

A deal with Akademos gives the institution a chance to repurpose the space that some students were calling "out of date."

Buffalo, N.Y., schools resume classes after ransomware attack

by Benjamin Freed • 7 months ago

School officials said the 34,000-student district will develop a "road map" to hardening IT infrastructure and improving employee cybersecurity training.

New York bans facial recognition in schools until at least 2022

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

States agencies will seek feedback from teachers, parents and school-safety experts to develop governance for the technology's possible future use.

Facial recognition finally activated at New York school district

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

After delays caused by privacy concerns, Lockport City School District has begun using facial recognition to detect threats to student safety.

Michigan State picks new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

With nearly two decades of experience in higher education IT, Melissa Woo will take over as CIO at MSU in December.

YouTube fined $170 million for collecting data on children

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Despite being the biggest settlement for a company accused of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, critics say it's not enough.

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

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

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

Security, wireless internet upgrades head to New York schools

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The state will disperse another $85 million of a $2 billion education fund created through the Smart Schools Bond Act in 2014.

New York school district pauses on facial recognition system

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Just days after installation, a facial recognition system at Lockport City School District is offline as the state reviews district privacy policies.

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