Industry News


Cybersecurity

School Management Software Reports Data Breach

The hackers possibly accessed personal information of webstore users including names, credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates, security codes and Blue Bear account usernames and passwords.



The new $10.7 million, 15,000-square foot facility creates a multifunctional events center for the campus. The two buildings will accommodate theater productions, band performances and other events, as well as a drama classroom, band and orchestra suite and dance studio.

School Construction

Construction Completed on El Capitan High School’s Events Center

Construction has been completed on the new $10.7 million, 15,000-square-foot event center for Grossmont Union High School District’s El Capitan High School in Lakeside, California.

A $15 million project will convert much of the currently-named Frayser Plaza into Harmony Plaza, hosting the Memphis STEM Academy (MSA) for elementary students.

New School Construction

Memphis STEM School Taking Over as Shopping Center Anchor Tenant

A year from now a half-abandoned shopping center in Memphis will be adding a STEM school as its anchor tenant.

Burial Grounds Found on Tampa School Property

A Florida school board recently discovered nearly 150 unmarked graves on the property of King High School in Tampa, Florida after receiving a tip.

School Safety

Illinois Association of School Boards Votes Against Arming Teachers

Those opposing the proposal said that arming staff would not create a safer environment for students.  

Lunch Service

"Mood Boost" Lunch Program Teaches Kids How Food Impacts Mood

Chartwells K12, a K-12 foodservice provider, recently launched their “Mood Boost” program to help elementary and middle school students learn how the food they eat may impact their mood.

STEM & STEAM

Massachusetts SD Debuts Learning Studios in Three Schools

The Learning Studios offer elementary students collaborative, hands-on learning experiences with an emphasis on coding and computer science