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Laws Prohibit or Restrict Municipal Broadband Networks in 20-Plus States

Laws in more than 20 states restrict or prohibit local governments from building their own broadband networks, according to a report released today by the Education Commission of the States.

Connection Merges GovConnection, PC Connection, MoreDirect, Softmart into Single Brand

One of the major IT solution providers in the education space is renaming itself. Connection, formerly known as PC Connection, is moving all of its subsidiaries, including GovConnection, into the new brand.

3D4Medical Launches Lecture Builder

3D4Medical has released Lecture Builder, an interactive software application designed to help medical school professors create custom anatomy lectures and content for students.

Standing Desks Shape Weight Gain in Students

Research: Standing Desks Shape Weight Gain in Students

New research found that standing desks in classrooms can help students with weight control.



Sony Takes AV Solutions on College and University Tour

Four teams from Sony’s Eye on EDU division will be visiting campuses across the country this fall, offering hands-on demos of Sony products and additional opportunities.

Bluefield College Moves to Flat Fee for Textbooks

Students at Bluefield College in Virginia now pay a flat, discounted fee to receive all of their required textbooks before their classes start.

Fayetteville State Gets Grant to Promote CS with Neighborhood Kids

A North Carolina university is working with a recreation center down the block from campus to teach elementary and middle school kids in the neighborhood how to code.

Ivy Tech CC Expands Coaching Program to Improve Retention

A 32-campus community college system is expanding a student success coaching program to encompass a broader range of students.

Updated Captioning System Works with Pre-Recorded Video

Later this week, a broadcast technology company will introduce an updated version of its captioning technology to address the captioning of pre-recorded content.

Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.

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