Schools and districts that took part in the PARCC and Smarter Balanced trial runs share their experiences to help you prepare for online testing this spring.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Brocade, a networking provider for data centers, has introduced a new distributed chassis solution based on the Brocade ICX 7750; a new enterprise campus stackable switch, the Brocade ICX 7450; and support for OpenFlow 1.3 for software-defined networking (SDN) applications.
Fort Mill School District in South Carolina has upgraded its broadband infrastructure to provide dedicated 1-gigabit service to each of its 15 schools, supported by a 10-gigabit data center.
Silex Technology, a provider of wired and wireless networking products, has introduced the SX-ND-4350WAN, a wireless interactive display adapter and wireless access point.
Fayette County Schools in Georgia will provide its economically disadvantaged students with free wireless Internet service at home in an effort to close the district's digital divide.
A team of researchers at universities in Florida and the Netherlands may have developed a new kind of optical fiber that can transmit data at more than 20 times current top speeds.
Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has beefed up the wireless network at Mountain View High School to cope with a 560 percent increase in network usage following the deployment of more than 2,000 Chromebooks.
Apple has chosen 114 schools to receive a share of $100 million in grants to provide curriculum support, wireless infrastructure and classroom technology, such as iPads and MacBooks.
As funding is phased out for some technologies and increased for others, here’s how you can get more of what you need.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
Researchers from Cornell University, the University of Southern California and University of Massachusetts have proposed an application to help network operators find the best routes for their data and bypass Internet traffic jams.