Administrative/Business Tools


New Free Tool for Teachers Can Detect ChatGPT-Generated Student Work, Nonprofit Creators Say

Education technology nonprofits Quill.org and CommonLit.org have launched AIWritingCheck.org to help teachers determine whether writing was human- or AI-generated text, the organizations said in a news release.

Incident IQ Launches iiQ Events Solution and Unveils iiQ Facilities Enhancements

K–12 workflow management platform Incident IQ has unveiled a new event planning solution called iiQ Events, intended to help staff manage location availability and requests, secure necessary equipment and ensure set-up is completed prior to events, and match workforce availability to event needs.

SXSW EDU Highlights: Education Design, Poetry and Nature as Teaching Tools, and 'Real Talk' with National Teachers of the Year

The second half of SXSW EDU 2023’s featured sessions focus on: building sustainable early childhood education; the roles of poetry, art, and nature in helping youths connect and establish their sense of identity; and what two National Teachers of the Year really think about educators, diversity, agency, and representation.

New CISA K-12 Cyber Report: Leaders – Not Just IT Staff – Must Be Involved in Security Strategy

The federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency this week released its long-awaited K–12 report and guide for public schools, “Partnering to Safeguard K–12 Organizations from Cybersecurity Threats,” and an accompanying toolkit — both in response to Congress’ demand for an overview of the cyber risks facing elementary and secondary schools and for recommendations that include cybersecurity guidelines designed to help schools face these risks.

Scribbles Software Launches New Features for K–12 School District Enrollment and Records

Online school records management company Scribbles Software has upgraded its system with several new features to make it easier for K–12 schools, districts, and families to manage enrollment, transfers, school choice and other data. They have also streamlined the system to be faster and more responsive, the company said in a release.

Latino Educators' Group Gears Up for Virtual National Career Fair

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents is set to hold its virtual National Career Fair for the third consecutive year on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 from noon to 5 p.m. EST, the nonprofit said in a news release.

Aurora Institute Invites Curious Educators to a One-Hour Overview of CBE Model

Education nonprofit Aurora Institute will hold a free one-hour “Intro to CBE” webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 25, intended for K–12 educators and administrators curious about the foundations of competency-based education: what CBE is and how to enable educators to consider using the CBE model in their classrooms.

Stride Launches Teacher-Staffed Tutoring Platform for Schools, Families

Online education and curriculum provider Stride has launched Stride Tutoring, a high-dosage tutoring platform that requires every tutor to be an active, state-certified teacher, now available for grades 7–12 nationwide, the company said in a news release.

Quarter of K–12 Admins Surveyed Reported a Cyber Incident in Past Year

Clever’s new report, “Cybersecure 2023: The State of Data Security and Privacy in K–12 Schools,” shares results from its survey of nearly 4,000 U.S. school administrators and educators, revealing that teachers underestimate cyber risks when compared to administrators and overestimate the potential vulnerabilities posed by students and staff.

SchoolPass Launches VM+

SchoolPass has released its new VM+, combining visitor management, parent engagement, and attendance scheduling capabilities.

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