Tag: K-12 school

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Federal Government Addresses Cybersecurity in K–12 Schools

January 7, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

The federal government is taking a closer look at K–12 cybersecurity. Last fall President Joe Biden signed the K–12 Cybersecurity Act, which gives the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency 120 days to study the cyber risks facing K–12 schools and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Families Are Using New Child Tax Credit for K-12 School Costs, Census Shows

November 17, 2021

Via: Education Next

The American Rescue Plan Act of March 2021 expanded the Child Tax Credit for tax year 2021, resulting in more families receiving an increased monthly payment for each child they have, ranging from $250 to $300 a month, based on […]

Education Tech

4 steps to combat ransomware in schools

July 8, 2021

Via: eSchool News

These real-life scenarios all could lead to your school or network’s data and operations software being held ransom by hackers. This form of cyberattack is known as ransomware, and it represents a growing threat to K-12 schools, including charter schools. […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Kansas governor closes K-12 schools; workers to stay home

March 18, 2020

Via: Education Week

Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday closed Kansas’ public and private K-12 schools for the rest of the spring semester, moving teaching online throughout the state to try to lessen the spread of the new coronavirus. Kelly also said that starting […]