Articles by tag: school districts

Enhancing Law Enforcement Training for K-12 Security Incidents

Enhancing Law Enforcement Training for K-12 Security Incidents

In a recent discussion on Secured with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation delved into the intricacies of school security measures and the necessity of prioritizing comprehensive safety protocols over singular technological solutions. Highlighting the case of Utah’s mandate for gun detection systems in schools, the hosts emphasized the importance of holistic […]

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Education & EdTech
New LearnPlatform Report Shows Educators Interact with 86 Different Tools

The pandemic has increased the use of tech-enabled learning in school districts across the nation. This rise in smart technology inside the classroom is here to stay according to Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO, and Mary Styers, Ph.D. Director of Research both with LearnPlatform, who sat down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and […]

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EdTech Today
What School District Leaders See as Next Steps

After one of the most challenging years in the history of the U.S. education system, district leaders from across the country are cautiously optimistic about the future. This finding comes from a new report from Cambium Learning Group, which reveals results from a survey of more than 100 PreK-12 district leaders across the country. In partnership […]

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Built Modular
Built Modular: How School Districts Can Solve Space Issues with Modular Classrooms

Modular buildings have many applications. They can be an excellent temporary solution, including for school districts. Mark Meyers, General Manager of Marketing Services for Vanguard, shared insights from his many years of modular experience on how schools can use portable classrooms. Why do school districts need these solutions? “There are four primary reasons,” Meyers said. […]

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Education & EdTech
How Substitute Teaching is Thriving Through Technology

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   No matter the role or industry, most […]

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Education & EdTech
Broadband is Failing to Meet EdTech’s Needs

Connectivity continues to be a challenge for school districts. Nonprofit Connected Nation reported that only 47% of school districts meet the FCC’s 1Mbps/student standard. To put this in perspective, that leaves about two-thirds of students are without “scalable broadband.” While many students are learning virtually, many districts across the country are back in class or in […]

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Special Ed Services Amidst COVID—How One District Does It

Ukiah Unified School District in California is no stranger to extended school closings. In the last three years, it has experienced closings due to wildfires, smoke from a nearby wildfire, flooding, and long-term power outages. The COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused the district to move to remote learning instead of onsite instruction, has led the […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G network platforms
5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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5G security policies
Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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How Public Schools are Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19: I Don’t Care
March 20, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic has initiated ripple effects across every global industry, and education is no exception. Universities and public school districts around the U.S. are being proactive in addressing the impact of this viral outbreak, working to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on students, faculty and surrounding communities. On this episode of I Don’t […]

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