Oklahoma latest to buy mobile 'panic buttons' for schools


The state is spending $3 million to outfit more than 500 districts with mobile public safety tech used in a growing number of schools around the country.

Gunshot detection expands reach in California city to cover campuses


The Fresno Police Department's ShotSpotter system will be extended to cover more than 14 square miles following a recent high-profile shooting in Florida.

Boston hackathons search for optimal school start times, bus routes


The city's public schools are looking for better routes for riders and the best times to open buildings in the morning.

Broadband access advocates kick off push to bring gigabit speeds to anchor institutions


The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition is laying out steps communities and governments can take to bring broadband speeds to the people who need them the most.

California nonprofit, libraries team up to use federal funds to expand broadband service


The California Telehealth Network is hoping to use a pair of FCC programs to fund a broadband expansion effort in an underserved area of Southern California.