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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From anticipated trends in after-school programming to federal investments in FAFSA outreach efforts, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By May 10, 2024
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    How schools can vet AI tools to protect student data

    Guidance released by the Future of Privacy Forum clarifies best practices for districts looking to implement the emerging technology.

    By May 9, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from K-12 Dive

    K-12 Dive has gathered some a selection of our best coverage from 2024 so far as a one-stop resource on the trends to watch in the months ahead.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Initiative launched to improve ed tech cybersecurity

    The Partnership for Advancing Cybersecurity in Education aims to unite ed tech vendors and cybersecurity professionals to address K-12 cyber threats.

    By May 8, 2024
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    How can schools prepare for ADA digital accessibility requirements?

    A new U.S. Department of Justice rule aims to ensure that state and local government web content and mobile apps are accessible for people with disabilities.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Sponsored by Siemens Smart Infrastructure

    Accelerating excellence on your journey to a smarter school

    Offering investments in technology and smart infrastructure immediate efficiency and operational benefits while setting the right foundation for a smarter tomorrow.

    By Fred James, Head of Education Markets • May 6, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From state Title IX lawsuits against the Education Department to ESSER spending extensions, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By May 3, 2024
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    Net neutrality is back. What does that mean for schools?

    The FCC restored a national standard that prevents providers from creating “pay-to-play internet fast lanes,” which could help ease the digital divide.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Ed tech venture funding hit lowest point in a decade in Q1 2024

    Ed tech venture funding in 2023 reached just $2.97 billion, down 86% from 2021’s all-time high of $20.8 billion, according to a HolonIQ analysis.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Cybersecurity improvements a priority for majority of school districts

    The percentage of districts using two-factor authentication jumped from 40% to 72% between 2022 and 2024, according to a CoSN survey.

    By May 2, 2024
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    6 questions to advance media literacy, digital citizenship

    Lacking a comprehensive national media literacy framework, schools can draw on several state and association models, NASBE said.

    By May 1, 2024
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    What a TikTok ban could mean for schools

    President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan sell-or-ban measure Wednesday that threatens the popular app's use in the U.S.

    By , April 25, 2024
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    Just 18% of teachers report using AI in the classroom

    Instructional use of the tech in learning remains fairly uncommon, with only an additional 15% of teachers saying they’ve tried to do so, a new study finds.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Sponsored by Motorola Solutions

    Body cameras: An essential technology for safer schools

    Body cameras capture video and audio, providing accurate and indisputable proof of incidents that occur on school grounds, while strengthening the trust of the student body and surrounding community.

    April 22, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From school leaders’ views on academic recovery to students’ use of AI in their writing, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By April 19, 2024
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    House members, witnesses agree time is ripe to pass federal data privacy laws

    Proposals to improve children’s online data privacy were a big focus during a House subcommittee hearing on Wednesday.

    By April 18, 2024
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    Top officials again push back on ransomware payment ban

    Among public and private K-12 institutions worldwide, 47% hit by a ransomware attack have ended up paying to recover stolen data.

    By Matt Kapko • April 16, 2024
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    BY THE NUMBERS

    How much are students using AI in their writing?

    In the year since Turnitin launched its AI writing detection tool, the company found students have consistently used the tech in classwork.

    By April 15, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From the ESSER fiscal cliff’s impact on schools to student data privacy concerns, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By April 12, 2024
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    Tutor.com’s ownership by Chinese firm raises student data privacy concerns

    Some officials are scrutinizing the online tutoring service’s ability to safeguard student data, but Tutor.com says there’s no threat to privacy.

    By April 11, 2024
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    How 2 Tennessee school districts are approaching AI policies

    Administrators share how they’re preparing for a new state law that requires all Tennessee K-12 public schools to adopt an AI use policy by fall.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From the launch of a superintendent fellowship to an upcoming global event’s impact on schools, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By April 5, 2024
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    As teacher use of AI detection grows, discipline guidance a mixed bag

    Student discipline in response to plagiarism rose from 48% to 64% over the last school year, according to the Center for Democracy & Technology.

    By April 1, 2024
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    Federal coordinating council formed to support K-12 cybersecurity

    The Education Department and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency created the council to coordinate federal, state, tribal and local efforts.

    By April 1, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From state AI guidance to Supreme Court rulings impacting district leaders’ social media use, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By March 22, 2024
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    Ed Department should ban federal funding for K-12 surveillance tech, civil rights groups say

    The uptick in AI-driven school surveillance technologies is a “dangerous new chapter in the school-to-prison pipeline,” a coalition of 41 groups wrote.

    By March 21, 2024