Fed up with funding cuts and policies passed without educator input, the number of teachers and administrators taking political action is on the rise. Balancing a demanding career with a political campaign is just one of their challenges.
A group of researchers and computer scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education is building an artificial intelligence system that can analyze instruction via speech recognition and natural language processing. Developers want to replicate, as closely as possible, the feedback that a content expert might give to a teacher.
School investigations pose special challenges. The risks are often high, and school leaders, even those well-versed in typical legal issues, may be inexperienced in conducting investigations. Here are best practices for avoiding a legal nightmare.
District CIOs recommend following the Cybersecurity Framework created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST. The model recommends five functions to address cybersecurity threats.
When securing edtech infrastructure, district leaders must concentrate on six layers of security—physical, network, applications, content, endpoint and cloud/data centers—to build a comprehensive defense against increasing and evolving cyberattacks.
Network for Public Education Executive Director Carol Burris is the lead author of a new report that raises concerns over taxpayers funding charters, vouchers and private schools—and how that impacts public education.