Current News

11/12/14: Indiana Department of Education Site Hacked Twice, No Data Compromised

The Indiana Department of Education's website was hacked due to a Drupal vulnerability.

11/12/14: Breaking Down Silos to Further Student Learning

EIMAC Speaker Warren Danforth was recently featured in a blog post by the Clayton Christensen Institute that looked at state technology plans.

11/12/14: DQC Releases Resources Around Publicly Reporting Education Data

The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) released a suite of resources for stakeholders in education around quality public reporting.

11/12/14: Delaware’s Pat Bush Wins Center for Digital Education’s Top 30 Award

Pat Bush was named one of the 2014 Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers by the Center for Digital Education.

10/07/14: VA Encourages Students to Develop Educational Apps Using State Data

VA is asking students to create apps to help share SLDS data in meaningful ways.

10/07/14: ACT Report Reveals Lack of State Policy Around Computerized Testing

An ACT review of state laws finds a lack of state policy around computerized testing and the potential for new types of cheating.

10/07/14: COSN Releases New Toolkit for Superintendents

COSN release version 3.0 of its Empowered Superintendents Toolkit with a focus on digital technology leadership.

10/06/14: CA Signs Into Law the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA)

On September 29th, Governor Brown of California signed the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA), preventing industry from using student data for anything other than educational purposes.

08/28/14: California to Pass Student Online Personal Information Protection Act

California's 'Student Online Personal Information Protection Act' will become law pending Governor Brown's signature.

08/28/14: NYC's iZone Enlists Teachers to Evaluate Ed Tech Tools in the Classroom

Six ed tech companies will have their products tested and evaluated in NYC's iZone classrooms.