A new report from the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center found that there was a surge in cyberattacks against K-12 schools and that changes in education modalities due to the pandemic are largely to blame.
New York State announced it has approved $59.9 million for school technology upgrades statewide. The funding will go to 78 Smart Schools Investment Plans, which were approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Job satisfaction among K-12 school employees has plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic due to increased stress, challenges with hybrid and distance learning, concerns over safety, and financial worries.
The University of Phoenix is looking to combat the nationwide teacher shortage – while still maintaining safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic – by taking student teaching virtual.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and CYBER.ORG have partnered on a series of cyber safety videos targeted at K-12 students and teachers.
In recognition of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on education, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has established the Student Recovery Advisory Council of Michigan.
Today, IBM announced that it would be introducing in-kind grants to six school districts valued at $3 million to boost cybersecurity in schools. The grants will be for the school districts to sponsor teams of “IBMers” to assist in proactively preparing for cyberattacks.
Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawai‘i, announced the state will receive $56.5 million in Federal funding to provide extra academic support for students in low income communities.
Atlanta Public Schools (APS) are looking to modernize and improve the transportation experience for the 11,708 students who ride the bus to and from school.
Education technology nonprofit ReadWorks is looking to mitigate the impact of the digital divide for students who lack in-home internet access.