That's a big uptick from 2018, according to statistics from the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center. K-12 schools experienced 119 cyber incidents in 2018 and only about 10 percent involved ransomware.
In Mexico, two-thirds of parents and teens say they use their mobile device "almost all the time." And about half of teens and parents say they check their device at least once an hour.
A new study concludes that many hacker kids tend to have the same qualities as other children who engage in more traditional troubled behavior out in the real, offline world.
Employers and career-training institutions need to do a better job sharing information with schools that will help prepare students for the professions of the future.
High schoolers believe their educational experience is getting them ready for college. But they're less certain it is preparing them for the world of work.
Teachers in high-poverty schools are more likely to avoid giving homework assignments that require internet access because many students lack such access at home.
Educators are using digital tools to boost student learning more than ever. But few believe there's good information available about which resources work best.
Despite all that activity, across 39 states, only 45 percent of high schools teach computer science. And students receiving free and reduced-price lunch and those from rural areas are less likely to have access to those courses, the report found.
Four U.S. states tried to restrict cellphone use in schools last year, but met with little success.
The Flagstaff Unified School District in Arizona is just the latest to fall victim to a cybersecurity attack so disruptive it forced schools to close.