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FCC Approves Educational Broadband Service Order

The FCC is moving forward with a plan to auction off spectrum from the Educational Broadband Service to commercial providers.

Initiative Offers Tech Answers for Rural Districts

CoSN is collaborating with edWeb to address the technology needs of rural school districts through a series of webinars.

Ruckus Intros New Multigigabit Access Products

Ruckus Networks (acquired by CommScope earlier this year) has announced two new multigigabit access products.

WiFi 6 to Drive Continued Growth in Wireless Networking Hardware

The immediate future looks bright for the wireless hardware market, thanks in part to anticipated enterprise adoption of WiFi 6.

Server Shipments Decline, While Increased Price Points Drive Revenues Upward

The server market contracted in terms of volume in the first quarter of 2019, while revenues increased compared to the same period a year ago.

New Performance Management System to Streamline Evaluations Across Boston Public Schools

Boston Public Schools is rolling out a new performance management system to handle teacher and staff evaluation across the district.

Free Resource Helps School IT Departments Plan for Next Disaster

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has released a new guide designed to help school IT leaders prepare for the next disaster that could impact IT systems.

How Software-Defined Networking Raised One District's IT Response

A continuing expansion of digital initiatives at Carmel Unified forced the school system to find a more effective way to stay on top of IT demands. SDN is delivering the goods.

Report: Blunders Still Dog Education Security

People in education are more likely to click on phishing e-mails than any other major segment, according to the latest Verizon data breach report.

Aldine ISD Invests in IoT for School Safety

Aldine Independent School District is piloting the use of IoT lighting and alarm buttons connected to sensors to improve school safety and communications with first responders.

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