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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tours 'examples of what schools should aspire to be'

August 30, 2017

An advocate for school vouchers and charter schools, DeVos was on a two-day visit to Tallahassee with stops at Holy Comforter and Florida High, a Florida State University developmental research school.  A philanthropist who supported school privatization efforts before joining President Donald J.

Can computers enhance the work of teachers? The debate is on

August 29, 2017

As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. But experts caution that this approach still needs more scrutiny and warn schools and parents against being overly reliant on computers.

Saving our jobs from technology

August 29, 2017

In many areas, technology can help us get work done faster and more easily. It also gives us access at the tap of a portable screen, allows us to diagnose problems and even provides us with amazing access to the news we crave seeing. The most frustrating problem with technology, though, is that it actually replaces the easier opportunities for individuals to make money.

U.S. Arrests of Russian Cyber Criminals Hit Record High

August 28, 2017

U.S. action against suspected Russian cyber criminals has surged to a record high this year despite efforts by President Donald Trump to improve ties with Moscow. The United States has arrested or indicted seven Russians on U.S. cyber crime charges in 2017. On average, just two Russian cyber criminals were extradited to the United States each year between 2010 and the start of this year.