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Stories that involve the Consortium for School Networking, a nonprofit professional association for school technology leaders.

In a webinar this week, K-12 thought leaders from the Consortium for School Networking summarized the ethical implementation of AI in schools as a matter of preparation, communication, equity, privacy and flexibility.
The House Appropriations Committee recently approved a bill that would eliminate $2.19 billion in federal funding for the professional development of teachers, principals and school leaders.
Still in committee as part of the Kids Off Social Media Act, Eyes on the Board aims to tie E-rate funding to the restriction of social media access on any school networks supported by these federal funds.
The FCC expects to open the application window for the three-year $200 million Schools and Libraries Cybersecurity Pilot Program this fall and urges prospective applicants to start preparing now.
Seven major education organizations have joined forces to establish quality indicators for ed-tech tools in the EdTech Index, achieved by validation through a variety of third-party certification processes.
While generative artificial intelligence is getting all the headlines, K-12 district leaders still rank cybersecurity, data privacy and staffing as bigger priorities, followed by training and funding.
The Consortium for School Networking's annual State of EdTech District Leadership report found 63 percent of district tech leaders "very" or "extremely" concerned that emerging technology will be used for cyber attacks.
The Consortium for School Networking’s 2024 State of EdTech District Leadership Report found cybersecurity, interoperability, broadband and device access, and funding among top concerns for district IT leaders.
Dr. Tom Ryan, a retired school CIO and Consortium for School Networking councilmember, received national recognition last week for a career of helping K-12 districts navigate technological challenges.
The Consortium for School Networking at its annual conference last week announced two free assessment tools for K-12 districts: a questionnaire to assess an ed-tech vendor’s data risks, and a rubric on AI readiness.