The Boonville R-1 School District in central Missouri was the subject of a critical report issued by the state auditor, who has made cybersecurity a point of emphasis.
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Roughly 300,000 students are enrolled in virtual and blended schools, but proficiency rates and graduation rates lag well behind traditional schools, according to the NEPC.
April 06, 2016
Effective purchasing, policymaking, and external communications are all dependent on good CAO-CTO relationships, said panelists at CoSN's annual conference.
April 04, 2016
From ensuring compliance to raising awareness, state boards of education are "major players" on the issue of student data privacy, their membership group contends.
February 23, 2016
Paper results on 2014-15 PARCC exams were better than online results in all grades for English/language arts and in upper-level math, reflecting a national pattern.
February 09, 2016
A state-by-state breakdown shows that Colorado, Rhode Island and Illinois found some evidence that students' familiarity with technology impacted scores on 2014-15 PARCC exams. An analysis in Maryland is pending.
January 13, 2016
Proposed legislation would require all Iowa middle and high schools to offer the subject by the 2018-2019 academic year.
January 05, 2016
Educators and policymakers around the country are carefully watching the implementation of the state's Student Online Personal Information Protection Act to assess its effectiveness.
November 09, 2015
For the first time, most elementary and middle-school students this year will take state-required tests online.
October 27, 2015
The first national study of online charter schools found that the schools generate dramatically weaker academic growth than their brick-and-mortar counterparts.