Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman

Editorial Fellow

Betsy Foresman is an editorial fellow for EdScoop and StateScoop, where she writes about the virtues and challenges of innovative technology solutions used in local government and education spaces.
Foresman graduated from Texas Christian University in 2018 — go Frogs! — with a BA in journalism and psychology. During her senior year, she worked as an intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., and moved back to the capital after completing her degree because, like Shrek, she feels most at home in the swamp.


Technology-accessibility resources head to Texas agencies, universities

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

New training resources will help state agencies design digital technologies that can be easily accessed by everyone, including those with disabilities.


Ohio gets $17.8 million to test autonomous vehicles on rural roads

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The next generation of transportation gets plenty of testing in cities, but Ohio researchers say there are important lessons to be learned in the boondocks.


Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

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


To find top talent, Maryland IT bureau taps internship program

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

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


Cities ply data against declining economic mobility

by Betsy Foresman • 4 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.


Utah to join states allowing fully autonomous vehicles on public roads

by Betsy Foresman • 7 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.