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Information Technology

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Virginia First in Broadband Evaluation Pilot

Virginia will begin a statewide pilot program whose aim is to deliver high-speed broadband to schools while bringing costs down.

Absolute Manage 6.5 Will Automate BYOD Management

The updated system will provide enrollment workflows as well as remote and automated security protocols, allowing IT administrators to remotely engage with all devices, regardless of form factor.

Malaysia Deploys Virtual Desktops for Rural Schools

The Malaysian Department of Education has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure to bring high-quality computing and digital education resources to students in rural and inland areas of the country.

New York State Literacy Pilot is a Public/Private Partnership

The 18-month pilot is a collaborative effort of myON, a personalized, Web-based literacy environment for pre-K through 12th grade; the New York Institute of Technology; the NY State Teacher Centers and BOCES of New York State.

Wasp Intros Asset Tracking for Education

Wasp Barcode Technologies today introduced MobileAsset v7 and MobileAsset.EDU, two fixed-asset tracking solutions that allow IT departments and education institutions to manage items such as software, furniture, media equipment, and more.

Cost of WiFi in Schools: $800 Million per Year

A new analysis of America's schools shows that it will cost $800 million per year to bring high-speed broadband to 99 percent of the student population, one of the goals of the Obama administration's ConnectED initiative.

6 Technologies That Will Have a Major Impact on K-12 Education

What do learning analytics and wearable gadgets have in common? They're both technologies that will have a have an important impact on K-12 education within the next few years, according to a new report released last week.

Shifting Federal Priorities Mean More Funding for Ed Tech

Spurred on by the President's ConnectED initiative, the FCC is moving to prioritize WiFi over outdated technology, and there's still time for districts to speak up about what they need.

Wisconsin District Implements High Speed WLAN To Support BYOD

Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin has implemented a high speed wireless local area network to support tablets and a bring-your-own-device program.

eSchoolPLUS SIS Partners with Schoology LMS for Data Exchange

The eSchoolPLUS student information system is integrating with the Schoology LMS, enabling a direct exchange of data from both software systems.

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