Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an editorial fellow for Scoop News Group. At work, she writes for StateScoop and EdScoop, but in her free time, Betsy likes to practice her David Attenborough impression. She loves the First Amendment, Washington D.C., and Jane Austen. Betsy is a recent graduate of Texas Christian University. Go Frogs!

State

Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.

State

To find top talent, Maryland IT bureau taps internship program

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The Maryland Department of Information Technology is the first state agency to take advantage of the regional program serving hundreds of organizations.

City

Cities ply data against declining economic mobility

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.

City

Utah to join states allowing fully autonomous vehicles on public roads

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

If signed by Gov. Gary Herbert, Utah would join states including California, Arizona, and Pennsylvania that allow public testing of fully autonomous vehicles.

County & Local

How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

At a National Association of Counties conference, IT leaders shared the benefits and challenges of municipally owned fiberoptic networks.

City

For autonomous vehicle advancement, Mayor Peduto signs “Pittsburgh Principles"

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

He's signed a "first of its kind" order laying out the city's AV strategy, calling for testing guidelines and transparent communication between stakeholders.

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