Has Your Kid’s Texas School District Been Hammered By Cyberattacks? I-Team Investigation

A CBS 11 I-Team investigation found in the past two years at least 67 school districts in Texas have suffered a cybersecurity breach. Source link CPA Take Texas school districts could improve their cyber defenses by working collectively.  The concept and application of “collective defense”  – refined and demonstrated by IronNet cybersecurity – is the […]

NFIB’s July 2022 survey included two key points:

Owners expecting better business conditions over the next six months increased nine points from June’s record low level to a net-negative 52%. Expectations for better business conditions have deteriorated every month from January to June of this year. Forty-nine percent of owners reported job openings they could not fill in the current period, down one […]

State lawmakers, education leaders discuss COVID-19 learning loss

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath told a Texas Senate committee last year that students in the state fell behind by almost six months due to COVID-19. He also said it would take four years for Texas students to catch up in reading, while noting they may never catch up in math.  Source Link CPA Take: School […]

Report: Community colleges are key to solving shortage of skilled workers

Community colleges offer our best chance at preparing the most students for the jobs of the future, and business leaders understand this. The Texas Commission on Community College Finance should seek to reward and enhance these kinds of collaborations across the private and educational sectors. By increasing credential completion and industry alignment, we can ensure […]