Schools to delay for Y2K
- Survey: Districts Still Not Prepared for Year 2000 Glitch. Trotter, Andrew // Education Week;09/08/99, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p11
Focuses on the United States Department of Education's survey on the schools' preparedness for the Year 2000 computer glitch (Y2K). Explanation on the Y2K bug; Percentage of the respondents that are ready by January 1, 2000; Main obstacle in preparing for the Y2K.
- Y2K Poses `Major Risks' to Riley's Office. Dervarics, Charles // Community College Week;10/05/98, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p3
Discusses the major risks facing the United States Education Department regarding the year 2000 computer problem. Possible effects of the problem; Comments from Joel Willemssen, director, civil agencies information systems at General Accounting Office (GAO); Actions taken by education officials...
- The Year 2000 (Y2K) Problem: DOE Resources. Felix, Kathie // Multimedia Schools;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p12
Reports that the United States Department of Education is helping educators deal with the year 2000 computer problem by offering a variety of information online.
- Are You Ready for the Y2K? Day, C. William // American School & University;May99, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p70
Discusses the year 2000 date conversion problem at schools in the United States. Why Y2K is a problem; List of areas where dates are used in a computer and embedded system operations; How to test one's system.
- Ed. Dept. Behind Schedule on `Year 2000 Bug.'. Trotter, Andrew // Education Week;10/14/98, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p22
Reports on the measures taken by the United States Department of Education to comply with Year 2000 computer dating crisis, while indicating that deadlines proposed by the department have not been satisfied, according to the General Accounting Office. Why has the department not met its...
- Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Updated Status of Department of Education's Information Systems: T-AIMD-99-8. Willemssen, Joel C. // GAO Reports;10/8/1998, p1
GAO testified in September 1998 (GAO/T-AIMD-98-302) that the Department of Education faces significant risks in making its 14 mission-critical systems Year 2000 compliant. Key issues include the testing of systems, addressing data exchanges with external partners, and producing business and...
- Fighting the Y2K Bug. // Techniques: Making Education & Career Connections;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p14
Reports on efforts by school districts in the United States to fix problems related to the Year 2000 (Y2K) bug. Poll of school districts showing that half were on schedule to replace or fix problematic computer systems; Series of initiatives to help prepare for the possible effects of the Y2K...
- Bug be gone. Roberts, Marnie; Trotter, Andrew // Teacher Magazine;May/Jun99, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p14
Reports on the United States Department of Education's compliance with the federal government's deadline for preparations for the Y2K computer bug. Renovation of data systems; Revision of the student loan program.
- How Ready Is Ready When It Comes To Y2K? Dervarics, Charles // Community College Week;06/14/99, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p3
Examines the Year 2000 date conversion (Y2K) preparedness of computer systems in universities and colleges in the United States. Role of the Department of Education in addressing the issue; Implications on community colleges; Comments from Terri Shaw, vice president for information technology...