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.

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.

Cybersecurity

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.

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Eight K-12 public schools in Delaware County, Ind., will share $182,000 in grants from the K-12 School Technology Resilience Initiative. The goal of the initiative is to support “longer-term and equitable solutions for technology resilience for students and schools.”

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