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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. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura

TabPilot Expands School MDM Features for iOS

In February, TabPilot released the iOS version of the Tablet Manager MDM suite into public beta, offering key MDM features including integration with Apple’s Device Enrollment Program (DEP) and Volume…

San Bernardino deploys IT services from Dell

Dell has deployed holistic, end-to-end hardware and software solutions that enable San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) to further its mission of transforming lives through education. SBCSS hopes to consistently…

Educators spill their top STEM challenges and priorities

A new survey of district and building-level STEM supervisors and educators reveals how the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) or other updated science standards, as well as STEM learning goals,…

Edmodo will host fifth annual EdmodoCon

On August 4, educators from around the globe will join the online educational conference, EdmodoCon, for a full day of professional development and learning. In its fifth year, EdmodoCon intends to…

ParentSquare adds one-to-one messaging between schools and parents

ParentSquare, a secure communication platform designed to reach and engage parents, has launched a new one-to-one messaging feature designed to establish private two-way messaging between schools and parents. The new one-to-one…

Intel grants $5M for computer science program

McClymonds and Oakland Technical high schools in California will share a $5 million grant over five years to grow computer science and engineering programs, courtesy of tech giant Intel. With the…

My Big Campus customers to transition to itslearning platform

itslearning, maker of the personalized learning management platform of the same name, has announced a strategic partnership with Lightspeed Systems, creators of the My Big Campus (MBC) learning management system.…

Xirrus introduces Xtreme Density Wi-Fi

Wireless network provider Xirrus has announced Xtreme Density (XD) Wi-Fi, high-density Wi-Fi Access Points (APs) that aim to deliver some of the fastest Wi-Fi available in the industry. Designed to address…

8 competencies for K-12 leadership

EdFuel, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that helps K-12 leaders to develop and maximize their potential, has launched the Blueprint for Success initiative, which aims to address a looming talent…

School day, interrupted

Computer-based testing often putting freeze on classes in Florida classrooms, and districts have warned that the state's online testing mandate would results in much lost instructional time.…