For the first time dating back to the fall of 2019, back-to-school time really does mean going physically back to school for students in local districts and nearby colleges — but with a healthy asterisk.
The California Department of Education announced a partnership with early literacy and biliteracy company Footsteps2Brilliance to help further its goal of achieving literacy for all California students by third grade.
The partnership will open the door for about 3,000 students from over 50 schools in the city to apprenticeship opportunities for some of the city’s leading employers in the finance, technology and business ops fields.
The Georgia Department of Education Computer Science Program is looking to four school systems to create the curriculum that will be used to teach students about artificial intelligence technology.
All public schools in the state will soon have access to $5,000 worth of state-provided computer science equipment, Gov. Janet Mills announced this week. The initiative will be funded with $3 million in CARES act money.
The North Carolina company has partnered with hundreds of school districts and thousands of schools, helping them take their records management systems from hard copies and filing cabinets to a more secure digital space.
The free technology trials that helped teachers and school districts navigate the transition to at-home, virtual learning are now winding down, leaving educators with the choice of paying or going without.
The cybercriminals responsible for the Sept. 3 attack against Los Angeles Unified School District systems are now making ransom demands. Officials said they do not believe student Social Security numbers were accessed.
The new platform from Phenomena gives users a coding space to design their own lessons in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related subjects, according to a recent announcement.
The money will go to St. Vrain Valley's Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program at Skyline High School to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, technology and textbooks.
The South Redford School District has canceled classes for the second day in a row following a cyber attack against its computer system. Cyber attacks against school networks are only expected to increase through 2023.
A report on ed-tech practices at more than 100 U.S. K-12 school districts found that app use has proliferated since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, creating more data privacy considerations.
The STEM career pathway program directed by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will become part of the Buffalo Public Schools’ K-12 curriculum, school officials announced this week.
The nonprofit endowed by Gilead Sciences has donated $3 million to expand Xavier University’s STEM programming for high schoolers. The grant will provide access to intensive pre-college programs to more than 1,000 students.
The company Winsor Learning will offer free professional development resources for teachers to help combat declines in K-12 reading and math test scores that have steepened during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Dixon and Sterling school districts alerted parents and teachers to communications disruptions caused by a “credential stuffing” cyber attack on the widely used messaging app Seesaw last week.