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Private School Turns to Tech To Manage Classroom Activities Online

A private school in Fort Worth, TX with 167 students in grades preK-8 has adopted a new Internet management tool to keep students on task.

Shelton PS Turns to Virtualization To Deliver Google, Windows-Based Apps

Shelton Public Schools in Connecticut has implemented Google Chromebox computers and 600 Chromebooks so staff and students can access Google Apps for Education and Windows-based applications through a virtual desktop interface.

Pleasant Valley SD Taps Private Partner To Streamline Student Registration, HR Onboarding

The Pleasant Valley School District has teamed with a private partner to ease student registration and human resources onboarding.

South San Antonio ISD Upgrades Broadband Network

South San Antonio Independent School District has upgraded to a private, fiber-optic broadband network to support data, video and voice services at the district's 16 schools and administrative facilities.

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.

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