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    How is New York setting the standard for implementing student data privacy policies?

    A Future of Privacy Forum report shares how the state used its Educational Service Agency model to leverage new district regulations over student privacy.

    By March 22, 2023
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    New Mexico terminates 1:1 online tutoring contract

    In a letter canceling its services with tutoring company Paper, the state’s Public Education Department said enrollment and student engagement did not meet expectations.

    By March 20, 2023
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    The K-12 Dive Outlook on 2023

    To help keep you up to speed, K-12 Dive has gathered our 2023 outlook coverage as a one-stop resource on the trends and leaders to watch in the months ahead.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Ed tech sector wary following Silicon Valley Bank failure

    Despite federal intervention, concerns remain as many startups are relying on temporary solutions to meet obligations and anxiety persists around access to funds.

    By March 15, 2023
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    Top ed tech sites used by schools employ ‘extensive’ tracking tools

    While ed tech sites often use cookies and trackers, a small share — 7.4% — also use session recorders, according to a new study.

    By March 14, 2023
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    CISA launches ransomware warning pilot for critical infrastructure providers

    The agency already warned dozens of organizations about ProxyNotShell.

    By David Jones • March 14, 2023
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    Ransomware gang claims responsibility for cyberattack on Minneapolis schools

    Medusa, a ransomware group, leaked alleged sensitive student information on its website as it asked the district to pay $1 million to delete the stolen data.

    By March 13, 2023
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    3 urgent reasons schools should adopt solar power – beyond ‘going green’

    From saving money to preparing students for success, here’s how districts can benefit from solar power.

    March 13, 2023
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    IXL Learning acquires Teachers Pay Teachers

    In 2022, TPT had a record number of teachers purchasing educator-created resources and earning money from their content, according to IXL.

    By March 9, 2023
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    5 tips for navigating ChatGPT and other AI tools in the classroom

    While some districts have already blocked access to the artificial intelligence chatbot, some educators have advised against knee-jerk reactions.

    By Elena Ferrarin • March 8, 2023
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    4 ways the National Cybersecurity Strategy could shape K-12

    From increasing tech companies’ accountability to combating ransomware attacks, ed tech experts weigh the significance of the White House plan.

    By March 8, 2023
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    From finance to food, DC school aims to make CTE more attractive, accessible

    At a CTE Month event, educators and students discussed how enhancing career and technical offerings can boost postsecondary success.

    By March 3, 2023
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    Los Angeles school district confirms sensitive student data leaked

    Health records and psychological assessments of about 2,000 students, including 60 current students, were exposed by last year’s ransomware attack.

    By Matt Kapko • March 1, 2023
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    AASA 2023: How 3 districts are working to transform teaching and learning

    Though education is often slow to embrace change, factors like artificial intelligence and industry demand for specific skill sets are forcing momentum.

    By Feb. 27, 2023
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    5 tips for maintaining teacher-student trust as AI classroom use grows

    A youth technology expert shares best practices and considerations for using artificial intelligence in classrooms.

    By Feb. 22, 2023
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    Staffed Up: 5 tactics districts can use to navigate cybersecurity workforce shortages

    While recruiting cybersecurity professionals may be daunting, tapping into higher ed or even training teachers for entry-level roles can be workarounds.

    By Feb. 22, 2023
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    NAEP scores show data literacy dipped during pandemic

    An analysis by Data Science 4 Everyone finds 8th graders’ performance dropped by 10 points between 2019 and 2022, while 4th graders fell 4 points.

    By Feb. 15, 2023
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    Ed tech venture capital expected to return to pre-pandemic levels in 2023

    In a Holon IQ education market survey, 40% of respondents forecast the K-12 market in their country to improve in the next six months.

    By Feb. 15, 2023
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    Districts turn to AI to keep guns out of schools

    With school shootings on the rise, some educators seek solutions in artificial intelligence as others urge caution.

    By , Feb. 15, 2023
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    Tucson, Nantucket cyberattacks highlight ransomware vulnerability

    Despite significant differences in size and resources, school systems’ networks can be equally susceptible to cyber incidents.

    By Feb. 7, 2023
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    Hive takedown puts ‘small dent’ in ransomware problem

    Successful law enforcement actions against ransomware can only do so much. The threat is omnipresent, lucrative and largely in the shadows.

    By Matt Kapko • Feb. 6, 2023
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    LA County to offer free mental telehealth services for all students

    The county will join Hawaii in offering all of its schools virtual mental health services, free of cost to its students.

    By Feb. 3, 2023
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    FTC approves order requiring Chegg to tighten data security

    The ed tech provider experienced four security breaches since 2017, exposing sensitive data of millions of its customers and employees.

    By Feb. 2, 2023
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    Will there be a ‘Big Bang’ in education research in 2023?

    The head of the Institute of Education Sciences sees two key areas as having potential for major breakthroughs.

    By Mark Schneider • Feb. 1, 2023
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    Greater commitment, collaboration key to addressing digital divide for Black communities

    Taking an audit of underserved locations and partnering on subsidies for devices and services are crucial for digital equity, McKinsey & Co. says.

    By Jan. 31, 2023
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    Data highlights students’ social media usage as schools’ concerns grow

    YouTube is the most common app used weekly by 4th-12th graders, according to a survey conducted by The Social Institute.

    By Jan. 31, 2023