CIO News

Saving money with refurbished technology

CIOs should make sure refurbished devices are compatible with school software and have sufficient memory

Computer science hiring still puzzles school districts

Schools compete for computer science graduates with private sector's higher salaries

4G offers option for rural school learning

LTE offers fast data download and upload speeds for cell phones and tablets

Common Core test tools aid students with special needs

Exams include on-screen calculators and read-aloud instructions

Computer recycling: What school CIOs need to know

Electronic devices represent the fastest-growing part of the world’s waste stream

Ed-tech startups raise $500 million this year

99 new companies raised over $500 million in the first quarter of 2014

Grades are in: Digital learning gets more state attention

Report card gives some states' education policies failing or near failing grades

Creating tech-savvier teachers

46 percent of teachers say they lack the training needed to use technology effectively with students

As clock ticks, experts propose online assessment to-do checklist

Districts must have sufficient bandwidth and hardware

Protecting student data in the age of marketing and advertising

When administrators contract with a third-party vendor, schools are subject to that vendor’s privacy policies