Attacks perpetrated by unknown hackers forced Kansas officials to suspend administration of pilot exams meant to prepare schools for the transition to new academic standards.
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The nonprofit group Common Sense Media found overwhelming bipartisan support for proposals geared towards safeguarding children's personal information.
December 13, 2013
More school districts are relying on cloud-computing services, but they have not put in place safeguards for protecting students' personal information, a study finds.
October 01, 2013
The Los Angeles Unified School District announced new safety measures following reports of missing devices and hacked security systems on student iPads.
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 23, 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 13, 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.