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Career Readiness Is the Future of Education

Since the early 2000s, there has been a strong push by the Department of Education to encourage high schools to focus more on career readiness programs. The pandemic only accentuated the skills gap – a growing need for workers with specific skills and the extreme gap that exists between the labor needed and the labor […]


GG4L Selected for the 2023 GSV Cup “Elite 200”

Semifinalists will participate in the World’s Largest Pitch Competition for EdTech Startups  ALAMEDA, CA (Jan 4, 2023) — Global Grid for Learning (GG4L) has been selected to The Elite 200, the distinguished list of semifinalists set to compete in the 2023 GSV Cup. The GSV Cup, widely recognized as the world’s largest EdTech pitch competition […]


GG4L Partners with Arctic Security to Offer an Early Warning Service to Educational Institutions and EdTech Vendors

Innovative Technology to Improve Cybersecurity and Fend against Ransomware Attacks “OULU, FINLAND, and ALAMEDA, CA., December 13, 2022 –  Arctic Security, a Finnish cybersecurity company focused on helping national cybersecurity authorities by providing an incident notification platform and GG4L, a membership-based collaborative providing schools and EdTech SaaS vendors with a secure, privacy-preserving, data exchange platform, announced […]


Holiday Gift Ideas to Enhance Learning

Looking for holiday gift ideas that will do more than entertain your children but can also offer enrichment and enhance learning? We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite products that parents can put under the tree to add smiles and enhance learning.   STEM Holiday Gift Ideas   PhiroPro by Robotix   […]


Cybersecurity Protection – Is your District Insurable?

In January 2022, 3,000 schools were caught up in a cybersecurity incident. And the number of attacks continues to increase. Because of the increase in cybersecurity attacks against schools, many districts are considering cybersecurity protection in the form of cybersecurity insurance. The losses that school districts face are enormous. According to the U.S. Government Accountability […]


Why Reading Engagement Has Hit an All-Time Low in Schools

Post-pandemic testing results in English reflected a significant drop in scores across the nation. It has been the source of alarm for some districts, with reading engagement seeming to be at an all-time low. Districts rely on testing scores in part for some of their funding; the scores are used as a benchmark for measuring […]


Virtual Work-Based Learning Program Creates Pathway to High-Paying Jobs

Considering that tech employees earn up to 85% more than those in other industries, providing students with the skills they need to obtain jobs in the industry after graduation is a great investment. And, with more than three million IT services and custom software support jobs in the United States when unemployment rates are so […]


Supporting District Goals to Foster Career Readiness

School districts are ultimately responsible for supporting students throughout their education, including preparing them for what comes after graduation. In the recesses of the district offices, it’s a very busy time of year. District administrators are evaluating their existing goals and achievements, and they’re already thinking about ad planning next year’s goals and budget. How […]


GG4L Career Readiness Initiative Supports School CTE Programs

As a public benefit corporation, GG4L’s primary mission is supporting continuous school improvement through sponsored impact initiatives. Our most recently launched initiative, our career readiness initiative, promises to be our most transformative yet. Why Career Readiness as a Focus? GG4L chose to focus on career readiness because of the desperate need for solutions that bridge […]


Schools Under Attack: Preventing PII Loss

Yet another school district fell victim to a ransomware attack this month. In just the past month, there were more than 16 disclosed ransomware attacks – half of which were on schools. In the past month, another ransomware attack, on Norman Public Schools, has completely debilitated the district. Both K-12 and higher education institutions are […]


Why Should High Schools Offer CTE Programs?

School administrators may question why high schools offer CTE programs. It can be challenging to update a school’s curriculum, especially in larger districts. However, with one of the primary mandates of every K12 school being to prepare students for college and the workforce, introducing programs designed to help achieve career readiness simply makes sense. The […]


Schools Can Improve Student Data Privacy

Student data privacy is one of the top concerns of school administrators. Achieving better protection with School Passport can improve efficiency, support your educators more effectively, and make compliance a snap. Choosing the Right EdTech Vendors One of the ways schools can ensure that they are protecting personal identifiable data (PII) is by carefully vetting […]


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