Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks during a press conference at Woodland High School on April 5, 2023 in Marble Hill, Missouri. (Michael B. Thomas / Getty Images)

Missouri governor vetoes school surveillance tech bill

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson vetoed a bill that he said seemed to violate state procurement laws because it described "a specific vendor’s platform.”
The Arizona state flag flies between the United States flag and the Navajo Nation flag at the Visitor Center at Canyon de Chelly National Monument near Chinle, Arizona. (Robert Alexander / Getty Images)

Ransomware delayed pay for school staff in Arizona county

More than 4,500 employees across 14 school districts were affected by a ransomware attack targeting Pinal County, Arizona.
Jen Easterly
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Jen Easterly testifies before a House Homeland Security Subcommittee, at the Rayburn House Office Building on April 28, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images)

CISA invites K-12 edtech providers to sign secure design pledge

With cyberattacks against K-12 schools on the rise, CISA is seeking commitments from edtech makers to design products that are more secure.