New York State Plans Expansion Of STEM Schools
Gov. Cuomo's budget proposal includes $4 million to establish 10 new Early College High School programs, similar to the IBM-backed P-TECH in New York City, aimed at preparation for high-tech jobs.
Who Owns Student Data?
As data collection and data analysis in education grow, so do worries about student and teacher privacy. Is there enough protection?
HP CEO Dismisses Break-Up Talk
While sharing dismal Q1 results, HP CEO Meg Whitman says HP will not sell its enterprise services or PC unit; projects return to growth in 2014.
Federal CIO Outlines Next Steps
With Obama's first term in the rearview mirror, federal CIO Steven VanRoekel is looking for ways to continue to improve federal IT even in the face of looming budget cuts.
Feds Roll Out Social Media Metrics, API
New metrics will help agencies assess their social media
performance, while API will let news organizations pull real-time data from FEMA and other agencies.
FAA Drone Plan Hits Turbulence
Technology and policy issues emerge as the FAA devises a five-year road map to integrate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with commercial flights in U.S. airspace.
IBM-Backed High School Gets Obama Plaudits
P-TECH, a partnership among New York Public Schools, IBM and the City University of New York wins praise for boosting technical education with combined high school and associate's degree.
U.K. Telehealth Ambitions Lack Firm Foundations
European policymakers see shifting chronic illness care into the home as a panacea to rising healthcare costs. But to get mobile healthcare off the ground, a lot of back-end work needs to be done.
U.K. Students Not Lining Up To Study IT
New figures show sharp decline in the number of British teenagers taking up IT as a subject. The government says it has a solution, but will it come too late?
Online Medical Consults Save Money, Study Says
Study finds good outcomes, high patient satisfaction and average savings of $88 per case with use of Minnesota telehealth service for common ailments. State laws prevent wide expansion.
Obama Urged to Mandate Medical Error Reporting
Ex-Bush Treasury secretary and Alcoa chief Paul O'Neill says
president should use upcoming State of the Union address to call for hospitals to submit daily online report of all accidents, infections and medication errors.
Google Pays For Peace In Europe
Google tries to escape burdensome regulatory sanctions and taxes with a proposal to resolve antitrust concerns and a payment to benefit French publishers.