CTOs and directors of technology share the lessons they've learned in rolling out devices to every student and teacher.
As new Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac begins to make inroads into schools, Fluke Networks is introducing updated editions of its tools for designing and troubleshooting wireless networks.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The state of Arkansas has joined a pilot that aims to deliver high-speed broadband to all K-12 schools. Arkansas is now the second state to be named to the pilot program.
Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina has implemented a mobile device management system to simplify management and distribution of applications and files for the district's laptops and tablets.
New software is helping migrate mobile device management from the IT department to the classroom.
Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland has implemented a new wireless network to support the growing number of personal and district-issued mobile devices and applications.
Comcast is offering up to six months of free Internet service to qualifying low-income families in Atlanta as part of its Internet Essentials program. The company will also donate free laptops to all students in grades 4 and 5 at Peyton Forest Elementary School.
Reynoldsburg City School District in Ohio has upgraded its wireless network from 802.11n to the latest 802.11ac standard, which is designed to provide more reliable, faster and higher capacity WiFi service than its predecessor.
The Internet management tool was developed by a group of concerned parents who are also experienced technologists with a combined 40 years of experience designing end-to-end network security systems for large public- and private-sector organizations.
- By Christopher Piehler
Legislation introduced today in the United States Senate would restrict the use of students' personal data for commercial purposes, limit the transfer of such data and require records to be kept of any entities that have access to students' information.