The Los Angeles Unified School District announced new safety measures following reports of missing devices and hacked security systems on student iPads.
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September 26, 2013
The growing use of cloud computing by European schools is putting students there at risk of being "tracked and profiled," a new report says.
September 24, 2013
Hundreds of Indiana students circumvented security filters on new district-issued iPads, highlighting a major challenge with device deployments.
September 20, 2013
A recent "denial-of-service" attack on Kentucky's statewide student data-management network highlights how districts are being targeted by hackers.
August 12, 2013
Social media and the extended testing windows of multi-state, common-core exams could mean new opportunities to cheat, said an industry expert.
April 18, 2013
The FCC announced the appointment of Michael Steffen as Director of Digital Learning, a new digital learning role.
March 12, 2013
Several Pennsylvania students were suspended for a what a school labeled a "very graphic and very vulgar" imitation of the Harlem Shake, prompting condemnation from civil rights groups.
January 15, 2013
A number of digital threats made in a small Ohio community following a high-profile rape investigation illustrate the complicated nature of school cyber security in the 21st century.
December 19, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission finalized rules that specify the types of personal information that cannot be collected from children without parental notice and consent.
October 31, 2012
Educators say the Internet and digital tools are helping improve students' research habits, but hurting their attention spans, according to two surveys.