Two of the nation's largest school districts were rattled recently by incidents related to internet security and privacy.
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December 01, 2020
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Mississippi, Arkansas, and New Mexico have the highest percentages of students who lack adequate home technology for remote learning.
October 14, 2020
Only 11 percent of school district leaders and principals said all their students have the home internet access they need to fully participate in virtual instruction.
September 28, 2020
Involving the postal service, getting schools to help pay, and setting up statewide public networks could be part of the mix.
September 24, 2020
One district's tech team posts four new modules on the learning management system each week, building a library of helpful content teachers can visit repeatedly.
September 16, 2020
The issues first cropped up last week with NWEA's MAP assessments and have been sporadically preventing students and teachers from accessing the exams.
September 15, 2020
Schools are turning to paper packets and other workarounds while laptop orders are delayed and many students still lack internet access at home.
August 31, 2020
Acellus Learning Accelerator, used by 6,000 schools nationwide, is under fire for lessons that parents and educators have decried as racist, sexist, and age-inappropriate.
August 24, 2020
Schools are facing complex and oftentimes unpredictable technological challenges as many start the academic year with full-time remote learning.
August 18, 2020
The shift to live synchronous instruction and the challenge of building relationships with students remotely are big concerns, said Chelsea Haynes, the technology learning coach at a Kentucky middle school.