Two Kennesaw State University (KSU) professors have launched a program to teach K-12 students cybersecurity basics through virtual reality video games.
The House Committee on Homeland Security approved two cybersecurity-focused bills – the K-12 Cybersecurity Act and the DHS Software Supply Chain Risk Management Act of 2021 – during a markup on July 28. The two bills will now head to the full House for consideration.
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., emphasized the significant national and international generational learning loss from academic disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of the government in combatting this issue during a July 15 webinar hosted by Axios.
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to ensure that schools nationwide are aware that they can use Federal funding from COVID-19 relief bills to improve cybersecurity.
Elevate K-12, an instruction technology company, announced that it is partnering with school districts nationwide to create home-based live virtual learning options that will launch later this summer.
Voters in Tulsa, Okla., approved a $90.7 million bond that will be doled out over the next five years to fund a K-12 classroom technology overhaul.
Voters in Tulsa, Okla., will decide whether to approve a $90.7 million bond to fund a K-12 classroom technology overhaul. If the bond measure passes, the funding will be doled out over the next five years.
Mississippi’s Vicksburg Warren School District (VWSD) is encouraging K-6 students to think about potential future career paths.
Sens. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Reps. Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., and Jim Baird, R-Ind., have introduced the Statistical Modeling Education Act, which would help K-12 schools to modernize their math curriculum and improve K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
The Department of Education has launched an outreach campaign to alert K-12 and higher education students that they are eligible for a monthly discount on broadband internet service.