Tags New York

Security, wireless internet upgrades head to New York schools

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks 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 months ago

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

States assess their future plans with Questar after online testing delays

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

At least one state — Tennessee — plans to hire a different online assessment provider following outages earlier in the year.

States are making computer science a curriculum staple in 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

New York, Indiana and North Dakota have made announcements around computer science education in just the last few days.

NYC broadband initiative looks to eliminate the homework gap

by Kate Roddy • 2 years ago

With this effort, every student in the city could have home access to high-speed internet by 2025.

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo approves more tech upgrades through Smart Schools initiative

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

The Smart Schools Investment Plans finance infrastructure modernization as well as broadband and connectivity projects.

New York initiative hopes to double the number of CUNY graduates with tech degrees

by Kate Roddy • 2 years ago

The mayor’s office will allocate 0 million in funding for improved tech programs in the citywide university system.

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approves $103M to boost tech, connectivity in schools

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

The goal of the Smart Schools Investment Plans is boosting high-speed broadband, classroom technology and security resources.

Bronx Academy for Software Engineering makes computer science imprint in NYC

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

The school, which opened in 2013, just celebrated its first class of graduates.