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Laconia School District Upgrades to Fiber-Based Internet Service

Laconia School District in New Hampshire plans to implement high-speed, fiber-based Internet service to support its three elementary schools, middle school, high school and regional technical center.

Barrington School District Adopts Online Student Registration

New Hampshire's Barrington School District SAU 74 has adopted a customized online student registration system in an effort to ensure student data is up to date on the first day of school and to replace a paper-based process.

Schoology Integrates With Infinite Campus

Schoology has integrated its learning management system with the Infinite Campus student information system.

Security Tops List of Trends That Will Impact the Internet of Things

Are you ready to deal with "denial of sleep" attacks? Those are attacks using malicious code, propagated through the Internet of Things, aimed at draining the batteries of your devices by keeping them awake. And it's one of the top 10 technology trends affecting IoT in the near future cited in a new report.

Lake Havasu USD Adopts SIS, SPED Support

Lake Havasu Unified School District in Arizona has selected a new student information system (SIS) and special education management system to replace its existing SIS.

Pilot Examines Identity Federations in K-12 and Community Colleges

A joint project has uncovered how K-12 organizations as well as community colleges can tap into identity federations to take advantage of shared online services.

U.S. IT Spending to See Steady Growth in 2016 Despite Worldwide Slump

IT spending in the United States will be stable in 2016, experiencing mild growth on par with previous years, according to a new forecast.

iPhone Dips as Android Extends Lead in Smart Phones

Shipments of Apple's iPhone declined for the first time in the fourth quarter of last year, according to new information released by market research firm Gartner.

Blue Springs School District Consolidates Data Center

Blue Springs School District in Kansas City, MO has consolidated its data and information technology services within a centralized data center in an effort to simplify management and reduce expenses.

CoSN Launches Digital Equity Campaign

Calling equitable Internet access the "civil rights issue of today," the Consortium for School Networking has launched a Digital Equity Action Toolkit to give school district leaders tools they can use to advocate for and obtain Internet access for their students in their communities.

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