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District automates account management, registration process

Tools4ever, a provider of identity and access management (IdM/IAM) solutions, announced today that Culver City Unified School District, of Culver City, Calif., has implemented User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA) and Password Synchronization Manager (PSM). Prior to implementing these Tools4ever products, the district’s IT leadership was charged with manually creating and managing student, staff and parent accounts for the thousands who needed to access its systems, which was time consuming and extremely inefficient process. Tools4ever’s UMRA now allows Culver City USD to automate its entire account management process so that no manual action is required. When a new student begins at the district,...

IT Management
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Providing free wireless hotspots helps this district close the equity gap

A new device and hotspots program is helping students in a St. Louis district connect to devices and internet after the last bell. Often, the biggest hurdle is…

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Texas districts enlist Skyward for data integration

Two Texas institutions, Mesquite Independent School District and Village Tech Schools, have enlisted Skyward, a K-12 school administrative software provider, to unify school management and data processes. Both districts…

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U.S. expanding internet access to 200k low-income kids

A new program to connect low-income households in public housing with internet access and internet-capable devices announced July 15 will aim particularly at children and include training to…

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One state’s plan to bring better internet to schools and homes

Since 2003, OneCommunity of Cleveland has been connecting and enabling public benefit organizations across the state like schools, government agencies, healthcare, museums, and libraries with next-generation fiber optics.…

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Arkansas invests $65 mil. in ultra high-speed internet for schools

A $65 million broadband initiative in Arkansas schools kicked off recently with its first adoption by a district. Around 230 schools are now in line for the upgrade.…

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How connected are your state’s classrooms? Check out this map

As efforts to increase bandwidth and internet connectivity in K-12 schools grow, a new report from CDW-G, based on a survey of 400 K-12 IT professionals, reveals just…

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Columbia Public Schools standardizes on Ruckus for Gigabit Wi-Fi

Ruckus Wireless, Inc. has been selected by Columbia Public Schools to supply next generation Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi products and technology. This is one of the nation's first production deployment…

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New service lets you pay for only the bandwidth you need

A new service from AT&T can scale bandwidth for peak and off-peak periods, like online testing and summer vacation, via an online portal.…

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SunGard K-12 Education releases eSchoolPLUS 4.0

Today, SunGard K-12 Education announced the release of eSchoolPLUS 4.0. The next-generation student information system, eSchoolPLUS 4.0 is a solution for student information management that helps educators directly…

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A leader’s guide to technology implementations

Establishing a shared vision around a technology initiative is one of the most important success factors for that initiative, according to a panel of administrators from around the…

Educator Resource Centers

K-12 Collaboration – Driving Student Success through Teamwork and Technology

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Education in the 21st century is a team sport. Collaboration is no longer an elective but a requirement. Limited by time and available resources, collaborating effectively can be…

A Network for Success

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Is Your School District’s Network Prepared for 21st Century Digital Learning? Build and deploy a consistent network infrastructure that supports BYOD/1:1, Common Core and online testing, advanced multimedia…

Navigating E-Rate

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Our “Top 12 for K-12” will help you make a Wi-Fi decision when you are ready upgrade your network for the latest gadgets available in the classroom from…

Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Math Apps That Matter

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Primal Math is an award winning team dedicated to helping young learners develop their natural abilities to do math. We strive to develop creativity and build the confidence…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…