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Higher ed leaders sketch cyber workforce plans at White House meeting

by Emily Bamforth

The Texas university system and Whatcom Community College announced plans to grow a diverse pool of cybersecurity professionals.

Trump proposes 13 percent cut in Department of Education funding

by Wyatt Kash

The 2018 budget blueprint calls for the elimination or reduction of more than 20 programs but would add .4 billion in school choice support.

NYC libraries to offer free hotspots for low-income students, families

by Corinne Lestch

Three branches of New York City's library system will offer free, year-long hotspot rentals to students and their families who do not have access to the internet at home.

Calling all kids: The White House wants your science, tech ideas

by Whitney Wyckoff

President Barack Obama was inspired to create a kids' science advisory council after meeting with a participant of last month's White House Science Fair.

Kids should be exposed to STEM at earlier age – officials

by Yizhu Wang and Corinne Lestch

The White House hosted a symposium on early STEM education on Thursday, where panelists suggested that parents play a bigger role in encouraging their kids.