Education

The Education Department is Investigating Foreign Influence at Two Prominent Universities

The agency wants detailed records of what the institutions received from the Russian, Chinese, Saudi Arabian and Qatar governments, as well as Huawei, ZTE and others.

6 Lessons from Government Customer Experience Professionals

Officials from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Transportation Security Administration and Office of Federal Student Aid explained what’s worked in improving customer experience.

Education Department Details Plans to Honor Nation’s Top Cyber Educators

But the agency needs a special clearance from OMB to meet all relevant deadlines.

To Unleash a Modern Workforce, America Must Revamp Education

Federal leaders say the nation needs to pivot education towards tech-focused training in fields like robotics.

Kids Might Close Government’s IT Talent Gap

Technology literacy rates are on the rise, likely due to the emphasis placed on STEM education in schools.

GSA Releases Technology Business Management Playbook

After several months of development, the General Services Administration and the Education Department share what they learned by implementing TBM.

Agencies That Cut Telework Took a Beating in Annual Employee Survey

Drops in employee happiness corresponded with shifts in opinions on the agencies' telework policies.

Computer Science for Everyone

A new middle school in Washington, D.C., wants to help bridge the racial and economic gaps in tech.

Government Gets Poor Marks Securing Students' Personal Info

The office isn’t effectively monitoring cyber protections after it shares student information, including with collection agencies.

Potential Merger Isn’t Slowing Education’s IT Modernization Plans

Officials said looking at technology should be a first step in merging agencies but those discussions can’t start without a mandate.

Streamlined Grant Reporting May Be Coming Soon

Survey shows data standardization can boost efficiency, though cultural blocks remain.

D.C.-Area Lawmaker Plans Bill to Protect Telework Programs

Move follows telework cutbacks at the Agriculture and Education departments.

Education Department Knows It Needs Cyber Skills, But Doesn't Know Which Ones

The department issued a request for information on how best to train, retain and track its cyber workforce.