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Articles by Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education.

When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps.

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Public schools face lawsuit over fees

Public schools across the nation, many facing budget shortfalls, have been charging students fees to use textbooks or to take required tests or courses. Now, a civil liberties group is…

Fastest net service in U.S. coming to Chattanooga

In the global race to see who can offer the fastest internet service, an unlikely challenger has emerged, reports the New York Times: Chattanooga, Tenn. The city-owned utility, EPB, plans…

Gearing up for the new school year

In the past I have dusted off curriculum binders, gathered a supply of whiteboard markers (so recently replacing chalk), and put up a framework for bulletin boards to be populated…

Digital Signage Expo promises newest in digital communications developments

The Digital Signage Expo is one of the world’s largest international tradeshow and conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology, and digital out-of-home networks.…

NSBA T+L will examine school safety, digital content, and on-demand access

The National School Boards Association's (NSBA) T+L conference this year will focus on helping districts do more with less by educating district technology leaders on the latest education technology…

iPhone 4 Wi-Fi proves a challenge for one university

The iPhone 4 is the first to support 802.11n, which offers the highest Wi-Fi data rates and throughput. But it runs only on the crowded 2.4GHz band, and at one…

Google unveils tool to speed up web searches

Google, which can already feel like an appendage to our brains, is now predicting what people are thinking before they even type, reports the New York Times. On Sept. 8,…

Xerox CEO calls for educational reform

In a visit to the Detroit Economic Club on Sept. 8, Ursula Burns, CEO and chairwoman of Xerox Corp., said that if the United States wants to keep its lead…