Congress considers bills on student privacy, workforce, school security and STEM diversity research
A flurry of legislative activity in edtech this week included three new bills and advancement of one bill encouraging research on girls in tech.
U. Virginia team defends national cybersecurity competition title
The competition is designed to introduce students to real-world attack scenarios and encourage them to pursue careers in cybersecurity.
How one charity is boosting the STEM workforce by teaching underserved adults
Commentary: Eileen Abbott, a volunteer with Agile Charities, explains how the nonprofit is helping adults get placed in a growing IT workforce.
Higher education is rethinking its fundamental model, Horizon Report says
Educause says universities and colleges are searching for ways to adapt to online competitors and an evolving workforce.
How Virginia Tech's innovation campus could transform the technology talent pipeline
The Washington metro area has more computer science graduates than anywhere else, but university officials say it still isn't enough.
St. Louis universities build consortium for cybersecurity students
For supporting students and building relationships with industry, the group's members say they can do more together than they could have alone.
Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government
The Digital Equity Act aims to expand internet access to millions more Americans, providing new opportunities to succeed in school and the workforce.
Stetson U. adds cybersecurity to its degree offerings
Amid a growing need for a talented cybersecurity workforce, the Florida school has announced a new program around network security and related topics.
Digital credentials could boost student confidence, higher education survey shows
Data from the survey shows that credentials are becoming increasingly important to hiring managers and students, who report feeling unprepared.