Parents have been overwhelmingly satisfied with school communications during the pandemic. According to a new survey, a massive 70% indicated that digital school communications have been effective.
Google, Kahoot! And Zoom are the most-used tools of 2020–2021.
A new threat report from data security firm CrowdStrike found that criminals engaging in intrusion into information systems are getting much more efficient at what they do. It also found that intrusions into academic systems are soaring.
The majority of Americans now support masks in schools — support that coincides with the wide-held belief that the worst of the pandemic is not yet over.
In the 2020–2021 school year, the first full school year of the pandemic, public school enrollments declined by 2%, or roughly 1.1 million students, largely the result of schools moving to remote instruction, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
The price of mobile connectivity is going up as 5G begins to push out 4G. 5G phones are significantly more expensive than 4G phones, and that gap is widening as 5G phones double in volume.
Computing devices are seeing slower-than-expected growth this year, owing largely to shortages caused by the public policy response to the pandemic. Nevertheless, overall growth in 2021 will be positive, according to a new report. However, that growth will continue to slow through 2025, with tablets actually going seeing negative growth. Education is one of the positive drivers.
An open online poll recently found that two-thirds of teachers want to see their students masked up this fall.
A new study of data generated by an education platform has found that K-12 students in states that allowed in-person learning during the 2020-2021 school year showed more engagement in learning than students residing in states where fully remote learning was the norm.
A global survey among school and college facilities managers found that two-thirds (65%) were more likely to invest in smart building solutions now than they were before the pandemic.