Tech & Cybersecurity
Why zero-emission school buses are gaining traction
Green school buses have received some high-profile endorsements. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is promoting electric school buses in his "Green New Deal," Vox reports. Sanders' plan would pay for many schools and cities to switch to electric buses.
Where K-12 students can get homework help from college tutors
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Harvey Mudd College staff nightly homework hotlines for high school and middle school students who need help with math and science. The college tutors don't just serve up the answers, however, they aim to guide the younger students toward solving the problem themselves.
IES awards $10.2 million in edtech grants to 23 organizations
This year's grantees are focused on the development of a range of tools such as a platform to evaluate scholastic esports programs, an augmented reality sandbox for early learning STEM instruction, and a web-based tool to assess communication skills that students need for college and career readiness.