The U.S. Department of Education has released the 2022 application for the Statewide Family Engagement Centers grant program, which will award $5 million in grants to organizations working with state educational agencies and schools to implement family engagement programs to help improve student achievement and pandemic recovery.
Education technology company Kahoot has added integration with Microsoft Teams.
Pritchardville Elementary has built parent engagement on three pillars: consistency, frequency and accessibility.
Ten school districts are part of a new free program to help school leaders identify funding opportunities and maximize their efforts to get access to in-demand resources.
While teens consider it important to follow current events, they prefer to get their news from social media rather than from news organizations.
A cloud collaboration application from ClearOne has been updated with new classroom functionality. COLLABORATE Space now includes question and answer participation, providing each student with an electronic "hand raise" capability, as well as moderator control over audio and video for up to 100 participants.
Ed tech company FreshGrade has introduced FreshGrade Next, a platform that uses the technology of social media to organize and assess learning and allow administrators, teachers, students and families to communicate.
The majority of teachers are communicating with parents at least weekly, but a third of families (34 percent) remain "hard to reach and engage" throughout the school year, according to a survey from ClassTag.
Parent engagement app Bloomz is offering $10,000 to one school's parent-teacher association as part of the company's Spring Cleaning giveaway.
Dropbox Education and Klaxoon have partnered to add Dropbox integration to Klaxoon's collaborative tools for teams.
As campus leaders look to shield network from attacks, the nature of cybersecurity is changing. With more applications running in the cloud and users accessing resources from any location, college and university networks can no longer be protected by merely establishing strong perimeter defenses.