Tags New York

Facial recognition finally activated at New York school district

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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 • 3 years 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 • 3 years ago

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