Featured Education Content

  1. FERPA Requirements Could Extend To Solutions Providers

    As technology use has exploded and pushed into the educational realm, the original parameters of Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) are being stretched, and some believe that it is time to update the guidelines to respond to the current environment.

  2. Education IT News For VARs 2-26-15: Net Neutrality And Education

    In news, the FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan considers the needs of schools, and most schools’ Internet service does not meet demand. Also, a panel discusses issues with mobility and education.

  3. Education IT News For VARs 2-19-15: Location-Based Platform For Social Learning

    In news this week, the University of San Diego launches the first location-based platform for social learning, and colleges are future-proofing their networks by adopting 802.11ac standards.

  4. Survey: 15.5 Percent Of Educational Institutions Lost Critical Data In A Disaster

    A survey conducted by cloud services company Evolve IP found that 34 percent of respondents experienced an incident that required disaster recovery, with 28 percent of educational institutions losing data permanently.

  5. Education IT News For VARs 2-12-15: A New Look At Data Management

    In news this week, higher education institutions are rethinking data management and online learning is slowing its pace, but still outpacing traditional enrollments. Also, an article reports how robotic systems are making home-bound learning easier.

  6. Top Strategic Tech And IT Issues Facing Your Higher Education IT Clients

    In this infographic, Educause highlights the top 10 strategic tech and IT issues currently facing education campuses.

  7. Have You Considered Selling Mobile Routers For School Bus Hotspots?

    The Coachella Valley Unified District in Salton City, CA, implemented mobile routers on a few of its school busses, creating a mobile hotspot for kids to connect to the Internet, something many lack at home in the district, according to Education Week.

  8. Education IT News For VARs 2-5-15: Digital Asset Management And Video Admissions

    In the news, Baylor uses digital asset management to leverage social media, Goucher College is experimenting with video admissions, and drones are being used to further STEM curricular study.

  9. Education IT News For VARs — January 29, 2015

    In news this week, edtech providers are getting serious about data privacy, and AT&T launches an edtech accelerator.

  10. With Competition For IT Techs Rising, Can IT Solutions Providers Fill Void For Campuses?

    The need for qualified IT techs is on the rise nationwide, but colleges and universities will have a harder time filling their open positions in 2015, due to a shortage of talented applicants.