During the first six months of 2023, the education sector saw a 179% spike in overall attack volume compared to the first half of 2022. The attacks are seemingly regular as well, with 16.6% of victims reported being targeted at least once a month.
July 1 marked the beginning of the new fiscal year in most states, along with it new laws that will affect K12 and higher education. But for many teachers and students, they may prove themselves disruptive to learning and instruction.
Champions of Higher Education kicked off their public campaign last Friday to denounce recent legislation countrywide that they view threatens higher education and, by extension, the nation's democracy. Among the supporters are nine former state university system leaders from Louisiana, Maryland, California and Wisconsin, to name a few.