iBoss allows administrators to control web content throughout a school community. The web filter’s interface is password protected and administered through a standard web browser. For example, iBoss can give a class that is studying social media access to websites like Twitter, but still block the rest of the school from accessing it.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 2:54pm
Some countries outperform the United States in reading, math and science because they understand you need to be wired to get hired. That's why President Barack Obama has announced ConnectED to connect 99 percent of American students to high-speed broadband within five years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 10:25am
Preliminary findings of CoSN's nationwide survey about broadband and the E-Rate show that 99 percent of districts will need greater internet bandwidth and connectivity within the next three years, and more than 90 percent of survey respondents think the current E-Rate program is inadequate for their districts' needs.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:40pm
A Moore County Schools’ official called a recent upgrade to the North Carolina district's digital network system a "major boost" that will increase bandwidth "tenfold." Installed by fiber optic company BroadPlex, the district is receiving 10 times the bandwidth at a lower cost than it was previously paying.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 10:29am
As a new school year begins, so does a new state technology support system for students, teachers, and parents. The $26 million Home Base system is one of two major technology initiatives taking place in 2013-2014.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:12pm
Pew survey results show that the percentage of Americans with home “high speed broadband” connections has increased from 66 to 70 since April 2012. Pew calls this a “small but statistically significant rise.” The report also notes that 32 percent of people without home high speed broadband connections (or another 10 percent of Americans) have a smartphone.