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Latest DC Snafu Exposes Student Data on Dropbox

About 12,000 students who possess individualized education programs (IEPs) had personal information posted to a public Dropbox site attending schools in Washington, D.C.

DimensionU Enhances Curriculum-Based Games

DimensionU games can now be downloaded from Google Play or Amazon.

Students at Oakland Unified Participate in Virtual Medical Internships

The program helps students develop real-world skills in their chosen field and helps put their classroom learning into context.

Bloomington Public Schools Adopts New SIS Following Discontinuation of Legacy System

Bloomington Public Schools has selected a new student information system following the discontinuation of its previous SIS.

Jackson-Madison County Schools Adopts New ERP

Jackson-Madison County Schools in Tennessee has selected a new enterprise resource planning system to help staff manage the district's finances and human resources.

HUD's Castro Looks to Tech Sector to Connect 275,000 Poor Families to Broadband

More than half of all low-income families in this country are not currently connected to the Internet, according to Julián Castro, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Report: Phishing Attacks on the Upswing

Phishing attacks are up 13 percent and spear phishing attacks are up 22 percent from 2014, according to new research from Wombat Security Technologies.

CradlePoint Offers Newly Eligible E-rate Options

Several 4G LTE network products from Cradlepoint are now eligible for purchase using E-rate funding.

Blackboard CEO Bill Ballhaus Reflects on His First Weeks at the Helm

Ballhaus likes what he sees at the company he now leads, especially the breadth of its offerings and its capabilities.

How to Create Keyboard Shortcuts for Special Characters in Windows 10

Your Windows mobile device doesn't have a numeric keypad, so how do you type characters like em dashes or bullets without having to open Word or Character Map?

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