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IT Infrastructure Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Bandwidth Needs for Schools?
Answer 7 questions about school bandwidth needs.
November 15, 2022
Photograph of a young girl reading, wearing headphones and working at her desk at home with laptop near by.
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Ed-Tech Policy Schools Need More Money for Students' Home Internet, Education Groups Tell Congress
Most K-12 students are back to learning in-person, but the homework gap persists and millions of students could lose their home internet.
Arianna Prothero, October 28, 2022
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Illustration of boy with a cellphone and boy at a desk with a laptop with WiFi error messages and symbols around them.
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Ed-Tech Policy Home Internet for Students or District Cybersecurity: Where Should the Money Go?
The homework gap persists at the same time that cyberattacks against schools are on the rise.
Alyson Klein, October 24, 2022
4 min read
A team of people build a path across the digital divide.
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Ed-Tech Policy Low-Income Families Can Qualify for Free Internet, But Schools Should Explain How
There has been a steep drop in the number of school districts paying for low-income families' internet access.
Arianna Prothero, October 19, 2022
3 min read
View on laptop of a Black male teacher with a young student sitting at a desk.
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Ed-Tech Policy Fewer Districts Are Providing Home Internet Access, But Students Still Need It
The pandemic has led to a boom in technology adoption among teachers and schools that requires high-speed broadband access at home.
Arianna Prothero, September 30, 2022
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Maddi Dale focuses on her remote French class in her bedroom in Lake Oswego, Ore., Oct. 30, 2020.
Broadband and connected devices have become must-haves for academic success as schools have expanded their use of technology.
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Ed-Tech Policy Adopting New Classroom Technologies Is Hard. A New Federal Guide Aims to Help
While tech availability and affordability are often high equity priorities, how schools put digital tools to work is a big challenge.
Lauraine Langreo, September 30, 2022
3 min read
A school bus is reflected in a bus mirror.
FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel announced a proposal on May 11 that would allow the use of federal E-rate funding for Wi-Fi in school buses.
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Ed-Tech Policy Wi-Fi on School Buses: Smart Move or Stupidest Idea Ever?
An FCC proposal to use E-Rate funding to put Wi-Fi on school buses prompted strong reactions on social media.
Lauraine Langreo, May 18, 2022
3 min read
A Brownsville Independent School District bus acts as a Wi-Fi hotspot for students needing to connect online for distance learning at the beginning of the 2020-21 school year in the Texas school system.
A Brownsville Independent School District bus acts as a WI-FI hotspot for students needing to connect online for distance learning on the first day of class Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in the parking lot of the Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center in Brownsville, Texas. The bus is one of 20 hotspots throughout the city to help students have access to their online classes as part of the remote start to the school year due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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IT Infrastructure Internet on School Buses: FCC Eyes E-Rate Change to Expand Access
FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel announced a proposal that would allow the use of federal E-rate funding for Wi-Fi in school buses.
Lauraine Langreo, May 12, 2022
2 min read
IT Infrastructure Spotlight Spotlight on Infrastructure Modernization
This Spotlight will help you grasp the reality of school infrastructure, parent privacy concerns, watchdog recommendations and more.
April 12, 2022
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Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Student Engagement?
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Susan Gilley, the executive director of federal programs and instructional technology for the  Harrison Public Schools in Harrison, Ark., created the GOBSmobile, a mobile learning library and STEM lab for students.
Susan Gilley, the executive director of federal programs and instructional technology for the Harrison Public Schools in Harrison, Ark., created the GOBSmobile, a mobile learning library and STEM lab for students.
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School & District Management Leader To Learn From A DIY Approach to Boost STEM Engagement in Rural Schools
Arkansas educator's technology integration and mobile STEM lab offer students better access during remote instruction and beyond.
Sarah D. Sparks, February 16, 2022
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Equity & Diversity Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Broadband Inclusivity?
Answer 7 questions to discover what you know about broadband inclusivity.
February 14, 2022
IT Management Spotlight Spotlight on IT Challenges and Solutions
This Spotlight will help you make the tough choices ahead, vet your district’s learning acceleration tech before purchase, and more.
February 4, 2022
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Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Going From Makeshift to Modern?
Answer 4 questions to find out how much you know about going makeshift to modern.
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