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Miami-Dade Debacle Leaves Teachers Scrambling

In a lengthy message, Miami-Dade County School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho attempted to calm his district community after a chaotic start-of-school week that included distance learning outages and an about-face on usage of a new learning platform.

K–12 Data Privacy During a Pandemic

K-12 privacy expert Amanda Vance shares the four questions that still matter: What data is being collected? Who has access to it? How will it be shared? And how will it be protected?

VMware Horizon 8 Adds Instant Cloning, More Cloud Support

VMware has introduced updates to its flagship virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform with the introduction of Horizon 8, as well as new additions to its VMware Workspace ONE, its digital workspace platform.

Sending AI Off to School

Can machine learning really free up time dedicated to grunt work, giving your educators more time for working with students?

Updated: Free WiFi for Online Learning During COVID-19

Refer your families to these services to help them keep up with school work.

Poverty, Race Linked to Lack of Internet for Students

The research project quantified how much less likely low-income and non-white children and youth were to have access to the internet than their peers.

Education Leaders Push for Changes to Keep Americans Connected Pledge

Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has asserted that some companies are withholding free access service from families who have outstanding bills or other debt problems with the company.

Google Explains How to Prep Chromebooks for Home Use

As district IT teams prepare their Chromebooks to go home with students during school closures due to coronavirus, Google has developed some text resources to help them make the changes needed to those devices.

Coronavirus Forces Personal Computing Devices and Smartphones into Temporary Decline

All categories of computing devices, including tablets, desktops, workstations, laptops and smartphones, will be impacted in 2020 by the Coronavirus and its hit on the supply chain and global economies.

Kajeet Adding CatchOn to Catalog; ENA Adding Kajeet

Kajeet, which produces a device delivering wireless Internet access to students who lack broadband connectivity, has expanded its selling options.

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