Search

1 to 10 of 103
Sort by

Blog Entry
Facial Recognition Programs in Schools Raise Concern

(From Education Week) Use of facial recognition is gaining traction at airports, motor vehicle departments, stores and stadiums. It's just beginning to make inroads at public schools, but its use is contentious and has many critics. One New York State public school has a $1.4 million system that...


Blog Entry
Prepare for Automation Revolution in Finance & Accounting

(From FEI) One of the fastest-growing intelligent automation technologies is robotic process automation. RPA takes over repetitive, standardized transactional work that until recently only humans could perform. Finance is full of these tasks, but employees in the field don't necessarily have to...


Blog Entry
It’s Time to Commit

Projections | From the archives: How can online learning simultaneously mitigate the financial pressures facing our schools and reinforce our ability to personalize the learning experience? This article originally appeared in the September/October 2015 Net Assets magazine . Jeffrey...


Blog Entry
Preparing Students for the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”

(From Forbes.com) With the Internet of Things and all things digital, there’s a revolution afoot in the nature of work. Education will have to change to ready students for the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.” Schools will need to do the following: Redefine education’s purpose . Support...


Blog Entry
Quantifying Cybersecurity Risk

(From Ars Technica and FEI) Despite several large-scale malware attacks that have affected school systems and public entities across the nation in the past few years, many institutions haven't heeded warnings about beefing up cybersecurity and addressing system vulnerabilities. Yet, these...


Blog Entry
Safe Ed-Tech Library Announced

(from EdSurge) The recently announced Check the Privacy initiative aims to provide a one-stop shop for educators searching for safe, secure tools to use with their students. CTP has a searchable library of more than 7,000 ed-tech products that includes information about their privacy protections...


Blog Entry
Cybersecurity Goes Beyond the Technology Office

Technology | A school’s online safety requires vigilance from every department. From phishing scams to data loss to outside vendors misusing remote access, the digital world is rife with risk for schools. But, as anyone who has ever created policies knows, the users are the weak link. When...


Blog Entry
Education Organizations Support Proposed Digital Equity Act

(from EdSurge) Nearly a dozen education organizations have endorsed a new bill that would invest hundreds of millions of dollars to expand broadband access in communities that currently lack it. Introduced into the senate in early April, the Digital Equity Act of 2019 would create two new annual...


Blog Entry
Depression Rises for Young Adults

(from USA Today) Rates of depression, physchological distress and suicidal thoughts and actions have risen sharply among people 26 and younger in the last decade or so, and some experts believe social media is at least partly to blame. The findings, reported Thursday in the Journal of Abnormal...


Blog Entry
Textbook Transformation Ahead?

(from Inside Higher Ed) The textbook publishing industry is considering large-scale transformation that could significantly alter the business and consumption of course materials. The industry faces numerous pressures such as larger rental and used book markets and free open educational...