The state of Rhode Island is rolling out new initiatives to address chronic absenteeism in its school systems, including putting place new partnerships, incentives, and enhanced data tools.
To help school districts combat the growing wave of cyber attacks targeting the education sector, the Iowa Department of Management Division of Information Technology (DOM-DoIT) is offering next- generation endpoint detection and response software to the Iowa school districts for up to 16 months at no cost to the schools.
Recognizing the struggles college students can face when trying to afford non-tuition costs like food, child care, and housing, the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) has launched a free online navigation tool that will connect college students with a wide spectrum of basic needs resources.
In partnership with state and Federal leaders, Rhode Island College has launched the Institute for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies.
In a bid to strengthen government transparency and accountability, the South Carolina Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office (RFA) has launched a new Education Funding Dashboard. The dashboard enables parents and taxpayers to easily see how each school district spends taxpayer dollars.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed allowing schools and libraries to apply for funding from the FCC’s E-Rate program for Wi-Fi hotspots and wireless internet access services that can be used off-premises.
The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), a software industry trade group, has released its Principles for the Future of AI in Education.
California’s Cradle-to-Career (C2C) Data System has begun integrating more than 1 billion data points, which the state calls a “pivotal phase in its effort to transform education and workforce development.”
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced that the state has entered into a partnership with Tutor.com to provide online tutoring, test prep, and job support for West Virginia public library patrons across the state.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) has partnered with SkillStorm, a tech talent accelerator, with the aim of closing technology industry talent gaps across the Midwest.