Classroom Technology Joplin Takes Digital Approach to Rebuilding Education
Ambitious 1-to-1 laptop effort emerges in the wake of the tornado that devastated the Missouri district.
Law & Courts ACLU Puts Pressure on Districts to Ease Internet Filtering
Access to online information related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues and resources is being blocked by some district Internet filtering systems.
IT Management After Hacking, Texas District Offers ID-Security Help
After a hacking into the El Paso Independent School District's intranet network, the district has reached an agreement with a company to provide discounted protection, but some say the price is still to high.
Law & Courts Student Hacker Who Changed Grades Gets 30 Days in Jail
The former Orange County high school student pleaded guilty to two felony counts of commercial burglary and one felony count each of altering public records, among other charges, court records show.
IT Infrastructure Moving From 'Acceptable' to 'Responsible' Use in a Web 2.0 World
Districts' Internet-use policies need to evolve to reflect new and richer Web and mobile technologies, Jim Bosco and Keith Krueger write.
IT Management Educators Cite Research to Shift Ed-Tech Focus From 'Why?' to 'How?'
Thousands gather in Philadelphia to share digital ideas, experiences, and goals at the nation's largest educational technology conference.
Assessment Nev. Students Accused of Hacking Network to Change Grades
Authorities in Pahrump, Nev., have arrested 13 people as part of an investigation into students' hacking into a school computer system to change class grades.
IT Infrastructure How Far Can Schools Go in Regulating Teachers' Social-Media Use?
Many teachers and professors nationwide are finding themselves in hot water for expressing their views through blogs and social media.
Equity & Diversity ACLU, Yale Law School Run Campaign Against Filtering LGBT Content
The ACLU says that schools who filter LGBT content on the Internet are infringing on free-speech and the Equal Access Act.
Education Funding California Data System Threatened by State Budget Squeeze
Gov. Brown's plan to end funding follows years of developing work on the longitudinal data system for students and teachers.
Federal Ed-Tech Advocates Look to Life After Federal Budget Cut
The scrapping of a federal ed-tech program is forcing states and districts to find other ways to fund technology initiatives, especially in professional development.