The grant from the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation in Clark County will go toward classroom technology for students and teachers at the Washington district, for which connectivity has been a challenge during the pandemic.
Columbus City Schools has enlisted the family counseling organization Buckeye Ranch to help students dealing with depression, anxiety and other issues that coincided with social isolation over months of remote learning.
A school district in New York is running a job training classroom for students with special needs at the Colonie Center Mall, with internship opportunities in computer technology, construction and other subjects.
Morenci Area Schools will use a state energy bond, district general funds and federal ESSER funds to purchase lighting controls, LED lighting upgrades, new building automation controls and an energy management system.
Classes have resumed at Albuquerque Public Schools after a ransomware attack last week attempted to extort money from the district. The superintendent called for state or federal resources to help combat these threats.
Given the toll of remote learning on students, from mental health and behavioral issues to learning loss, Atlanta schools are taking an all-hands-on-deck approach to staying open despite record COVID cases this month.
The East Baton Rouge district is proposing to convert two elementary campuses into "focus choice" schools for health care and environmental education, backed by the local hospital and Louisiana State University.
High school students in Pennsylvania created prototypes for products to help parents and children in neonatal ICUs as part of class that teaches basic electronics, coding and creative problem solving.
After a ransomware attack last week caused the webhosting company Finalsite to shut down about 5,000 school websites, the company identified who hacked the system and how, and schools are waiting for details.
New Mexico's largest school district canceled all classes Thursday, possibly through Friday, after a cyber attack affected its student information system that tracks grades, absences and other student data.
Schools in Michigan can lose state funding if 75 percent of students don't attend school on enough days, and Detroit Public Schools has seen virtual attendance fall below 70 on several recent days.
To meet the growing need for unbiased ed-tech product evaluations, five nonprofit groups have joined forces to build and support the EdSurge Product Index, a purchasing resource for educators.
A partnership between the city, local school district and local nonprofit EnFocus will expand its Citywide Classroom program with a five-year extension for students and coverage for all district employees.
Students at Crest High School in North Carolina are receiving Electronics Technician Association International professional certifications, qualifying them to work with direct or alternating current and digital circuits.
Richland School District’s website is back up and running this week after a ransomware attack prompted the hosting company to shut down thousands of websites. District officials say no sensitive information was at risk.
Websites went offline last week after the college and K-12 digital communications and marketing platform was hit by a cyber attack. The firm said that there is no evidence that data was compromised in the attack.