CIO News

New laws strengthen protection of student data

New laws set rules for how districts should store this information, and for informing parents what data has been collected

What E-rate changes mean for your district

New funds coming to expand district Wi-Fi capacity, but phone and email subsidies will end

Teachers take charge of mobile devices

Mobile device management software allows one person to update the content and security settings on hundreds of devices

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