Corinne Lestch

State

States to 'Go Open' with online educational materials

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

The Department of Education announced that 13 states would participate in its #GoOpen initiative, creating new technology strategies around open educational resources.

City

Baltimore joins growing list of TechHire training cities

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

Baltimore joins a growing list of cities, including Cincinnati, New Orleans, Oakland, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. to receive federal grants for technology training programs targeting adults ages 17 to 29 who face barriers to job opportunities.

Education

Penn State latest college to open makerspace

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

Penn State is opening the Invention Studio — a makerspace which will allow students and faculty to design and create projects with cutting edge technology.

Education

Pa. school district avoids cyberattacks with costly, but effective, security tools

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

The Council Rock School District in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has spent about 40,000 to protect its network and servers from possible hacks by students.

Education

Latino leaders want minority students to fill computer science jobs

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

The head of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation said young Latino kids should be learning about coding and computer science to fill the STEM workforce gap.

Education

Parents spending less on tech as more schools embrace devices

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

Experts said that more schools are stocking up on tablets and laptops this year, making more spending on electronics unnecessary.

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