Featured Education Content

  1. Future Of Open Access Educational Materials Is Ripe With Opportunity

    Study shows open educational resources in higher ed could triple over the next five years. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. California School District Embraces Wearable Tech To Connect Their Students

    Wearable tech will have a tremendous impact on the education of the future. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. New York State Education Department Appoints First Privacy Officer To Secure Student Data

    New role emphasizes the challenges of protecting confidential student information. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Only 16% Of Teachers Say Their Schools’ Tech Integration Deserves An ‘A’

    Schools are falling short on tech implementation, despite billions spend in investments. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Updated Dashboards Reveal Agency-Specific Website Traffic

    Filters provide important insights into public interactions with federal agencies.

  6. MOOCs And Their Role In Your IT Client’s Business

    With more than 2,400 courses being offered by more than 400 universities to between 16 and 18 million students in 2014, MOOCs are on the rise.

  7. New California Legislation Protects Student Data

    A new California law limits the use of student data for advertising, The law, effective January 1, 2016, was signed into law in 2014 by Governor Jerry Brown and prohibits the operators of education websites, online services, and apps from using any student’s person information to create targeted advertising or a commercial profile.

  8. Education Technology Budgeted In Revisions To No Child Left Behind

    On December 10, President Barack Obama passed into law the revisions made to the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, collectively called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). These revisions, which totaled 1,059 pages, include support for education technology. The bill authorized $1.65 billion for education technology and includes training for teachers to use new technologies in the classroom

  9. Research Finds $30 Billion Wasted In U.S. On Unused Software

    Global organizations are wasting money on software that is not used, according to a new report from Software Lifecycle Automation company 1E. The report The Real Cost of Unused Software analyzed the results of a four-year study of more than 1,800 software titles deployed on 3.6 million desktops, in 129 enterprises, across 14 industries.

  10. Penn State Introduces EdTech Network, Plans Summit

    Penn State University announced the creation of the Ed Tech Network, part of President Eric Barron’s $30 million Invent Penn State initiative, designed to “leverage the University’s size and broad research strengths to be a driver for job creation, economic development and student career success.”