2020 State and Federal Cybersecurity Policy Trends

The 2020-2021 pandemic rapidly accelerated technology use in education by forcing schools to expand online learning and support district operations. This shift showcased greater online activity that brought technology’s educational…
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EdTech Leadership Survey Report 2021

CoSN’s annual survey gathers data on the responsibilities of U.S. K-12 IT Leaders, the nature of their digital ecosystems, and their educational technology challenges. This year, IT Leaders faced unique…
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K12 Edtech Leaders Visit ASU-GSV

As with most things, the 12th annual ASU+GSV Summit was put on hold with all our worlds being turned upside down by COVID-19. After a year and a half, it…
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You Can Do It — How Does the Trusted Learning Environment Seal Application Process Help You Assess Your Privacy Program?

CoSN sat down with Kevin Perkins, Technology Director for TLE Seal recipient Rockingham County Public Schools to learn more about Rockingham’s journey to the TLE and how starting small, but…
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CoSN Applauds FCC’s Extension of Timeline for Emergency Connectivity Fund Applications

CoSN CEO Keith Krueger today issued the following statement recognizing the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) announcement of over $5 billion in Emergency Connectivity Fund Program requests and applauding the Commission’s…
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Great Minds Discuss Ideas

We heard you!  Large districts have unique challenges.  NEW this fall, CoSN has created a new event for the edtech community. The Great Minds Series! CoSN has offered large district…
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K12 Risk Assessments – What have We Learned?

In 2020, CoSN partnered with Security Studio (S2) to develop a free, entry-level risk assessment designed explicitly for K12 schools. This blog highlights what we have learned between May 2020…
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Ready or Not, Here it Comes! Take time to reflect on the lessons learned last year to create improved learning experiences for all students.

Some of life’s best lessons are learned in the worst of times.  ~Ani DeFranco If there ever was a time for innovation and implementation of new technology tools and hardware,…
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K12 Edtech Innovators Needed!

Collaboration is key when it comes to change that really matters. For the last four years, CoSN assembles an international advisory board of educators, edtech leaders, and changemakers to inform…
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Tick Tock – Time’s Running Out to Apply for ECF!

The window to file an application for the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Funds closes on August 13, 2021. Schools and libraries can apply for financial support to purchase laptops and…
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