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Congress considers bills on student privacy, workforce, school security and STEM diversity research

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

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

by Eileen Abbott • 3 weeks ago

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

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

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

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Data from the survey shows that credentials are becoming increasingly important to hiring managers and students, who report feeling unprepared.