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Schools use web tools, and data is seen at risk

Public schools around the country are adopting web-based services that collect and analyze personal details about students without adequately safeguarding the information from potential misuse by service providers, according to…

News
How do two ‘connected districts’ do it?

The 95,000 students in Georgia's Fulton County Schools have different learning styles and interests, and district administrators say they believe students' learning opportunities should mirror their preferences and needs.…

Microsoft woos Gmail users

In early 2010, Google tried to accelerate the growth of Google Apps by launching Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange, server software designed to help companies move data from Microsoft…

Opinion
Smart education networks: An action plan for leaders

In my September column, “Time to ask for more eRate funding,” I discussed how this is a historic moment. The eRate program is the largest and most important funding…

eSN Special Report: 2014 eRate Survival Guide

Uncertainty. That’s the key theme as school officials prepare to apply for the next cycle of eRate funding.

In one of the most comprehensive evaluations of the eRate since…

New technology makes Wi-Fi faster, more reliable

‘Gigabit Wi-Fi’ promises higher wireless speeds—but these will come at a cost Providers of wireless access points and other equipment have started to release products that conform with a next-generation…

Ed-tech groups mull new FCC chief’s priorities

Ed-tech advocacy groups reacted to the confirmation of Tom Wheeler as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman, noting that the official move positions the agency to better act on pressing broadband…

New projects test how technology can boost learning

An inner city primary is at the heart of a project to test how technology can be used to boost children's learning, the BBC reports. …

Augmented reality brings new dimensions to learning

Imagine living in the magical world of Harry Potter, where the school hallways are lined with paintings that are alive and interactive, Edudemic reports. …

CTOs give their best mobile deployment tips

School leaders hope to give their students access to mobile learning opportunities, but infrastructure challenges and access barriers often create complications during mobile initiative implementations.

A group of chief…