The Technology 202: Congressional fight over funding for digital learning could leave behind as many as 15 million kids

Democrats want to include $4 billion in funding specifically dedicated to virtual learning needs. Funds in their plan would be distributed through the Federal Communications Commission’s E-Rate program that helps schools and libraries obtain affordable broadband access. The House version of the next relief package was approved with $1.5 billion in funding for […]

Software keeps kids on school buses safe from sickness

The company’s software can track students, drivers and the hygiene maintenance of buses. (Screenshots courtesy of Synovia Solutions) Synovia Solutions has been in the business of making students safer on the school bus for almost two decades. So it’s no surprise the Indianapolis-based maker of bus- and student-tracking hardware and […]