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Texas school district paid $547K ransomware demand

by Benjamin Freed

"There was no other choice," officials from the Judson Independent School District in Bexar County, Texas, said about their decision to pay off their hackers.

VR helps Texas students prepare career paths early

by Colin Wood

VR simulations dramatically improved students' self-reported confidence with their career options after high school.

San Antonio invites students to join civic-tech challenge

by Colin Wood

Students attending local colleges, universities and trade schools are invited to join a local competition to solve real-world challenges flagged by the city.

Texas K-12 district loses $2.3 million in email scam

by Betsy Foresman

Manor Independent School District, which disclosed the theft last week, says it's following several "strong leads" alongside the FBI and local police.

Improve student outcomes with data partnerships, UT researchers urge

by Betsy Foresman

A new report outlines how a partnership between the UT System and the U.S. Census Bureau is advancing data-driven policy that puts students first.

Texas universities, agencies given digital accessibility resources

by Betsy Foresman

New resources provided by the state government are intended to ensure publicly-funded digital assets are easily accessible by everyone.

South Texas districts open cybersecurity careers program

by Betsy Foresman

A new state-funded program seeks to shrink the gap in the IT security workforce by offering digital forensics and cybersecurity training.

2019 NextGen Leader: Renee Hernandez boosts district productivity with technical training

by Betsy Foresman

The Texas-based digital learning coordinator says easy access to professional development resources is improving operations and classroom learning.

Five K-12 technologists named 2019 'NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders'

by Jake Williams

The fourth cohort of leaders who will define the future of technology in K-12 education were named at CoSN's annual conference in Portland, Oregon.