Tag: education

Basic Services, Emergency Services

Missouri to provide schools with ‘silent’ emergency alert app

May 11, 2023

Via: StateScoop

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday announced that public and charter schools across the state can soon sign up for access to a new app that will allow teachers to alert emergency responders and other school staff during emergencies. The […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Why educational institutions need standardized wireless broadband solutions (Reader Forum)

November 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Digitalization is rapidly transforming education at all levels. In K-12 schools, colleges and universities, the evolution of data-driven technologies has opened the door to a host of compelling online learning and campus operations applications. To take advantage of these applications, […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC commits additional funding to close the ‘homework gap’

July 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week announced additional funding for digital student services totaling more than $77 million. The funds are being provided through the Emergency Connectivity Program and will help close the “homework gap”, a term coined by […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

Education Dept. hasn’t updated K-12 cybersecurity plans since 2010, audit finds

November 12, 2021

Via: StateScoop

Congress’ auditing branch on Friday made public a report on steps the federal government can take to better ensure the cybersecurity of K-12 schools nationwide, which have been walloped over the past few years by ransomware attacks. In its report, […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Intel, AWS to deploy private CBRS network in California school district

June 9, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Intel and AWS have partnered with Megh Computing, a provider of a real-time, AI-based Video Analytics Solution (VAS), to deploy a Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) private network to part of Sacramento, California. The network’s aim is to provide high-speed […]

Public Institutions, Public Works

Schools remain ‘easy target’ for ransomware as Maze targets big K-12 systems

September 14, 2020

Via: StateScoop

Actors using the Maze ransomware are claiming credit for a recent string of attacks against large public school districts across the United States, just as students and teachers are returning to their mostly virtual learning environments. Last Friday, the school […]

Basic Services

When it comes to public vs. private schools, some families may choose based on reopening plans

July 14, 2020


With schools across the country deciding how to reopen in the fall, parents are suddenly faced with decisions about how to best educate their children and which type of school can do it. That adds a new consideration to the […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

BLOG: Making Waste Work

October 27, 2017

Via: Waste Management World

WasteAid UK has produced a free online toolkit about community waste management called Making Waste Work which includes an illustrated step-by-step guides to collecting and disposing of waste safely. Waste management charity WasteAid UK has produced a free online toolkit […]