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Information Technology

Information, news and features for the education sector IT professionals


Common Core, Obamacare and the Numbers Game

With field tests underway, will CCSS reach the same tipping point that the Affordable Care Act has?

Santa Fe Public Schools Expands Optical LAN Deployment

Santa Fe Public Schools has expanded its deployment of a fiber-based LAN to seven additional schools.

5 Productivity Skills Every Educator Must Have

In a national survey, we asked teachers, administrators and tech leaders to tell us what it takes to make a 21st century classroom run smoothly. Here’s what they said.

Mimio Updates its Classroom Collaboration Software and App

Designed to help educators offer interactive teaching aligned to the Common Core State Standards, MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile app are available for free to current Mimio customers.

Obama Proposes Student Digital Privacy Act

Modeled on California’s Student Online Personal Information Protection Act, the federal legislation would prevent companies from selling student data to third parties for purposes unrelated to education and from engaging in targeted advertising to students based on data collected in school.

Durant ISD Implements New Student Information System

Durant Independent School District in Oklahoma has selected a new student information system and the new system will go live in the summer of 2015.

What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech for 2015

Our panel of experts predicts what trends, devices and software will define educational technology in the coming year.

New York Charter School Implements Consolidated SIS and Financials

Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation in New York City has replaced its home-grown information system with a consolidated student information and financial system.

Washington Ed Tech Co-Op Adds New Services

The Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) has expanded its relationship with a provider of tools for gathering student information.

Aerohive Intros Ruggedized 802.11ac Access Point for Outdoor Wireless

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.