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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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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…

Long Beach schools teaching algebra with iPads

Need to learn algebra? There's an app for that, as a group of students at Washington Middle and Hudson K-8 schools in California found out Sept. 8, reports the Long…

$46M in funding for digital textbook reader aimed at students

Kno Inc., a company developing a digital textbook reader for students, on Sept. 8 said it has received $46 million in the latest round of funding from venture capitalists, AFP…

Schools see the value of cameras

More and more school districts are seeing the value of camera systems in helping to protect campuses. There is a reason districts across the country are turning to video surveillance,…

Microsoft sends Bing back to school

Microsoft on Sept. 8 is launching Redu, a Bing-powered web site that aims to act as a "homeroom" for people interested in learning more about the state of American schools,…

Editing, enhancing Wikipedia becomes project at colleges

Some professors believe Wikipedia has no place in the footnotes of a college paper. But could it have a place on the syllabus? The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that…