Mississippi auditor, education agency joust over data accuracy, procurement rules

by • 4 weeks ago

Through audits, letters to the governor and newspaper editorials, State Auditor Shad White said Mississippi Department of Education is being "called to the carpet" to correct decisions that he claims "contradict" state law.

Delaware targets underserved families with $20 million broadband investment

by • 4 weeks ago

State leaders announced Monday a plan to invest federal CARES Act funding into improving high-speed internet access for families with school-age children.

Chicago launches $50 million Obama-backed broadband program to close K-12 digital divide

by • 3 months ago

As many students struggle to locate reliable internet connections during the pandemic, Chicago unveils a four-year program to deliver high-speed home connections to 100,000 K-12 students.

How mapping tools are improving school safety in North Carolina

by • 11 months ago

Applications for risk management planning and mapping are helping state officials coordinate with school administrators and better understand their facilities.

Cybersecurity for K-12 could be South Dakota IT's next big move

by • 2 years ago

State CIO Pat Snow says the state is looking to expand its services portfolio in a way few other states have.

Eight additional governors join computer science workforce program

by • 3 years ago

The Governors’ Partnership for K-12 Computer Science now has 16 participants.

New Tennessee website invites feedback on education standards

by • 6 years ago

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled a new website Thursday that invites educators and parents to weigh in on the state’s K-12 academic standards for math and English language arts.

North Dakota, Microsoft partner on education technology

by • 6 years ago

North Dakota has partnered with Microsoft to provide all students, educators and school personnel inside the state’s K-12 education system with Office 365 at no cost to the school districts.