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Cobert’s OPM nomination moves to Senate floor

by • 6 years ago

​The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of Beth Cobert's confirmation as director of the Office of Personnel Management. She now faces a vote on the Senate floor.

OPM’s Cobert pledges ‘highest priority’ to cyber in confirmation hearing

by • 6 years ago

​Beth Cobert, acting director for the Office of Personnel Management, pledged Thursday to make cybersecurity her highest priority if confirmed by the Senate to head the information security-beleaguered​ agency.

Despite concerns in Congress, tracking data can help students

by • 7 years ago

New York City is the latest district to adopt a student performance data tracker, linking student attendance and exam records to see if kids are on track to graduate.