The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced the creation of a new college at the university focused on artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, computing, data science and related disciplines.
In a bid to address the statewide teacher shortage, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has launched its Virginia Licensure Online system (VALO). VDOE, which launched the new system late last year, said its goal is to modernize the teacher licensure process and make the application and renewal experience more user-friendly for prospective and current teachers.
Roughly half of all high school students are already using popular AI tools, despite schools and legislators still grappling with how best to regulate the use of AI in the classroom.
Texas’ San Isidro Independent School District is using funding from the Federal Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant program to bring virtual reality technology into its middle and high school classrooms.
Ahead of the 2024-2025 school year, the North Carolina State Board of Education has approved a new round of grant funding to support the state’s Digital Learning Initiative.
Through a public-private partnership, New York state is using $4 million in funding to develop an Advanced Technology Framework based on foundational and technical skills needed for a successful career in the semiconductor industry.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the winners of its Future Finder Challenge, a $1 million challenge to reimagine career navigation for adult learners.
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.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will allow E-Rate funding to be used for Wi-Fi on school buses beginning in funding year 2024 as the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program is set to sunset.
Officials from the health care and education sectors called on Congress Wednesday to provide better Federal aid to state and local governments to not only respond to ransomware attacks, but also to help prevent them.