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Digital student-aid form takes a hit as IRS data retrieval tool goes down

by Evan Fallor • 2 weeks ago

An IRS tool used to upload tax information in the FAFSA is down, leaving some students scrambling as federal aid deadlines approach.

Why the Trump administration should support open data

by Joel Gurin and Katherine Garcia • 4 months ago

President-elect Donald Trump should maintain the commitments that launched with the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government and that have had widespread bipartisan support.

Obama’s TechHire initiative adds 20 new cities

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

As President-elect Donald Trump fights to keep jobs at large employers like Carrier Corp. based in the U.S., President Barack Obama is pushing one of his key jobs initiatives — TechHire.

Education sets sights on mobility-focused IT overhaul

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

The Education Department needs industry's help crafting the acquisition strategy for its planned mobility-focused IT environment to replace its current decade-old infrastructure​.

Champlain College, OPM team up again on new cyber skills degree

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

Champlain College is offering a new online Master of Science in Information Security Operations, the first advanced degree focused on strategic prevention and response to cybersecurity attacks and other high-tech incidents. Federal workers and their families will have access to this degree at half the price of standard tuition rates, according to officials.

Top Obama officials urge educators to redesign high schools for ‘forgotten’ children

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

The administration held the first White House Next Gen High School Summit on Tuesday, announcing a $375 million commitment to create high schools that promote personalized learning and STEM.

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