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Jul 07, 2014

Educators object to Wi-Fi Internet spending proposal

Teachers say a federal plan to expand wireless Internet in schools would happen at the expense of other services and would fall short of the funding....More
May 30, 2014

Atlanta tech director accepted kickbacks from contract deal

Jerome Oberlton, a former technology director for Atlanta Public Schools, was sentenced to three years and five months in a federal prison for....More
Jan 07, 2014

Technology Issues: Colleges, Universities and the State of Technology Finances

Many institutions are facing increasingly difficult financial situations. How does this affect IT planning?....More
Dec 11, 2013

Use of free online colleges courses has been disappointing, schools say

One study found that only 4 percent of those who signed up for a so-called "massive open online course" completed the course....More
Dec 06, 2013

Donations from tech leaders will help boost Internet connection in public schools

The founders of Facebook and Microsoft are among those who have donated millions to EducationSuperHighway....More
Nov 20, 2013

New smartphone app enhances security at Cleveland State University

Viking Shield app identifies user's location at the touch of button....More
Nov 15, 2013

Technology push is delayed in Miami-Dade district

Officials slow down the rollout of devices after seeing the problems that other school systems have experienced....More
Nov 13, 2013

Los Angeles district moves ahead with iPad plan, but at a slower pace

Effort to bring tablet devices to all students in the district will be carried out more slowly....More
Oct 17, 2013

4 L.A. middle schools want to wait before getting iPads

School principals want district to resolve security issues before providing devices to students....More
Sep 23, 2013

Managing the “IPification of Everything”

Tips for managing mobile computing devices such as tablets, notebooks, smartphones, as well as new IP-based devices at education institutions....More
Jul 07, 2013

Slow Internet connections plague many Ohio schools

Many will need upgrades by 2014 to accommodate online testing....More
Jun 21, 2013

Clark County (Nev.) board adopts bring-your-own-device policy

District hopes more relaxed policy will enable schools to accelerate their embrace of digital education....More
Jun 20, 2013

Broward County (Fla.) district doesn't have funds to pay for technology upgrades

After covering facility, transportation and security needs, the district doesn't have much funding left for technology....More
Jun 20, 2013

Miami board approves plan to provide all students with digital devices

$63 million initiative calls for leasing thousands of devices....More
Jun 19, 2013

L.A. board approves purchase of 30,000 iPads

Contract with Apple is first phase of plan to provide a computer tablet to every student....More
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C. William Day

Day is former senior analyst at KBD Planning Group, Young Harris, Ga., a firm specialized in educational facilities and technology planning.

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