Separate surveys of district-level technology directors show that technology budgetshaven’t changed significantly in recent years, except in the area of tech support, wherecosts rose from 14 percent of the budget in 2002 to 28 percent in 2006.
2002 & 2006 IT BUDGETS: A BREAKDOWN(Percentages may add up to 100 due to rounding.)
—Data courtesy of Jeanne Hayes (The Hayes Connection)and Tom Greaves (The Greaves Group).
Read about the full report, "America’s Digital Schools 2006: A Five-Year Forecast," at here.
This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2007 issue of THE Journal.
As malicious threat actors increase their attacks on K–12 networks, with “potentially catastrophic” effects on educators, students, and their families, U.S. government agencies such as the GAO and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are stepping up to help schools and districts secure their cyber infrastructure.