Tags Pennsylvania

Students steal district data to gain edge in 'Senior Water Games'

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Students hacked a district system to collect students' home addresses to gain a competitive edge in an elimination-style game played off-campus.

Amid enrollment decline, Pa. public university system turns to tech

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

The system is requesting $100 million for IT transformation efforts and shared services it hopes will offset a 20 percent decline in enrollment.

Pennsylvania governor spends $9.6 million on computer science training, education

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Funding new programs that provide college pathways and teacher training is hoped to close a gap in the technical workforce.

Pa. governor gives 'underserved' K-12 districts $8.7 million for computer science education

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Gov. Tom Wolf's office says the funding of about $11,000 per school is meant to help "students of color, low-income students and girls."

Wary of gun violence, Pennsylvania equips school districts with anonymous-tip app

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The app allows students, teachers and parents to report suspicious or potentially violent activity to a new call center in the AG's office.

After notifying educators about exposed data, Pennsylvania seeks to remedy security incident

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The Pennsylvania Department of Education is offering free credit monitoring for teachers whose personal data was compromised.

Edtech leader vets digital tools for students, teachers at cyber charter school

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Courtney Kofeldt, supervisor of educational technology at Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School, stays on top of all the new tech.