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Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.

Virginia college partners with Marines on data intelligence program

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The courses will focus on cloud computing, data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence education for marines and civilians alike.

Cybersecurity clinic at Indiana U. positions itself as regional hub

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Many organizations have cybersecurity needs, but IU will focus on the Midwest's local agencies and businesses, a largely under-resourced niche.

Want improved student experience? Go paperless, says edtech exec

by Jake Williams • 2 weeks ago

Kari Branjord, Ellucian's SVP of digital transformation, says universities' paper processes are inhibiting students and their own workforces.

Upgrades prompt Virginia school district to rethink data centers

by Jake Williams • 3 weeks ago

Prince William County Public Schools' tech supervisor says the financial and human capital costs of data center upkeep have him considering the cloud.

A third of U.S. workers say they lack data skills

by Katya Schwenk • 1 month ago

And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.

Virginia universities and AWS announce cloud computing degree

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Amazon Web Services says the four-year degree offered by George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College is the first of its kind.

Public-private partnerships can build IT workforce pipelines, say education leaders

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Speakers at the AWS Public Sector Summit said collaboration will ensure students are being trained with the skills employers want.

U. Maine Augusta opens cyber range for hands-on student training

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Cyber ranges like this one in Augusta are a trend in education, giving students a shot to practice their skills in a safe training environment.