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Classroom Technology Want Kids to Be More Responsible Online? Start Early
Talking to 4-year-olds about screen time, digital literacy, and cyber safety may seem premature. But waiting puts kids at a disadvantage.
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Privacy & Security Why the Los Angeles Cyberattack Is a Wake-Up Call for Every School District
A massive cyberattack shut off access to email and crippled the district’s website and systems used for teaching and attendance.
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Data Opinion Standardized Tests Aren't the Only Meaningful Data on Student Achievement
"Street data" may be a better pathway to education equity. Here's what that means.
Shane Safir
5 min read
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Privacy & Security Seesaw, Digital Platform Used by Schools, Compromised With ‘Inappropriate Image’
“You would think a platform with thousands of minors would have better security,” one parent tweeted.
Molly Guthrey, Pioneer Press
2 min read
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Privacy & Security Cybersecurity a Top Ed-Tech Priority for States, But Funding Lags
Only 8 percent in a survey of state ed-tech leaders said their state provides “ample” funding for cybersecurity.
3 min read
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As schools increasingly turn to technology, the risk of cyberattacks have also grown.
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Classroom Technology 3 Tips for Teaching Online Responsibility to Young Kids
Children as young as 4 or 5 can begin building lifelong habits when it comes to limiting screen time and being safe online.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Marketplace K-12 Few State Officials Believe Their Cybersecurity Funding Is Keeping Up With Threats
A survey of top state officials who oversee technology reveals a gap between their schools' vulnerabilities to cyberattacks and how much their states are spending to combat it.
Emma Kate Fittes
3 min read
Marketplace K-12 3 in 10 Education Companies Secured Venture Capital or Made Acquisitions Over the Last Year
A new EdWeek Market Brief survey of education company officials finds that many venture capital deals in the market over the past year have been relatively small.
Michelle Caffrey
6 min read
Purchasing Alert Georgia District Seeks Online Reading Training; Texas School System To Buy PD Services
A Georgia district is looking for online reading and spelling training, while a Texas school system seeks professional development services for nonprofit schools.
Emma Kate Fittes
2 min read
Marketplace K-12 K-12 Dealmaking: Scholastic Scoops Up Learning Ovations; Wonde Acquires Secure Schools
In announcing the deal, Scholastic said the acquisition will "significantly advance" the development of its literacy platform
Michelle Caffrey
3 min read

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