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CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) and MindRocket Media Group Launch New Podcast Series to Support K-12 EdTech Leaders in the Digital Age

CoSN and MindRocket Media Group today launched The CoSN Podcast, designed to digitally support K-12 school district technology leaders with timely insights from recognized experts in the field. The first episode is available now on all major platforms and features an interview with Beth Holland, CoSN Project Director — Digital Equity and Rural Initiatives.
 

CoSN Applauds Congress for Making More EdTech Investment Possible with Increased Funding for Student Enrichment Program

CoSN Applauds Congress for Making More EdTech Investment Possible with Increased Funding for Student Enrichment Program
 
CoSN CEO Keith Krueger today issued the following statement applauding Congress for including in the 2020 omnibus spending bill an increase in funding for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant (SSAEG) program:
 
 

New Report Reveal Top "Accelerators" Driving Digital Transformation

In the latest addition to CoSN’s Driving K-12 Innovation series, the organization today published the second of three new reports, titled Driving K-12 Innovation: 2019 Accelerators. The report examines the top five most impactful technology megatrends driving the needs and skills that are expected of K-12 students and educators.
 

Securing IoT Devices on School Networks

As technologies evolve, the number of internet-enabled devices connected to school networks increases exponentially. Many of these devices, however, were not designed with strong cybersecurity protections. This includes devices that fall into the category of the Internet of Things (IoT), which are everyday objects that connect to the Internet so they can talk to back end applications and/or each other.

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