States to 'Go Open' with online educational materials
The Department of Education announced that 13 states would participate in its #GoOpen initiative, creating new technology strategies around open educational resources.
Baltimore joins growing list of TechHire training cities
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.
Pa. school district avoids cyberattacks with costly, but effective, security tools
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.
Latino leaders want minority students to fill computer science jobs
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.
Parents spending less on tech as more schools embrace devices
Experts said that more schools are stocking up on tablets and laptops this year, making more spending on electronics unnecessary.