Tags Education & STEM

Illinois hires CIO to oversee tech in state education programs

by • 1 year ago

Kevin Parker, previously the leader of Rhode Island's government innovation office, started the role in July.

In 2018, 44 states hold computer science education policies, new study finds

by • 2 years ago

New research from Code.org shows that policymakers have placed strong and growing support behind computer science education in recent years.

Seattle pumps $400K into digital literacy through annual grant program

by • 2 years ago

This year's Technology Matching Fund recipients are fewer, but will receive more funding.

Grandmothers, blind students among beneficiaries of 2018 Digital Literacy Alliance grants

by • 2 years ago

Philadealphia's seed fund to support programs that close the city's digital divide has announced nearly 75,000 in its second round of grants.

Autonomous and connected vehicles, housing, public safety win in first 'Georgia Smart' challenge

by • 2 years ago

Four communities have been named as winners. They receive funding and research support as the governments now begin yearlong research projects.

Proposed Louisiana bill could require IT agency to develop policies around 'vulgar' online content

by • 2 years ago

A proposed ban on access to harmful and adult content from within state government was rewritten to exclude universities due to cost concerns.

Florida starts cybersecurity training through university, cyber range partnerships

by • 2 years ago

Technology leaders say they're hopeful that this type of collaboration can be replicated in other state governments.

How one group is hashing out smart city ideas for the globe

by • 2 years ago

Commentary: Founders of the Urbanova project in Spokane, Washinton, share how emerging technology and human-centered design is preparing mid-sized cities for certain and abundant growth.

Students build simple swipe system for county workers to borrow government vehicles

by • 2 years ago

Annoyed with tedious paperwork, the chief information officer for Los Angeles County's parks department took his idea to local university students.