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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.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Learn about Windows 11 SE and Surface Laptop SE. Enable students to unlock learning and develop new skills.IT Infrastructure From Our Research Center What the Massive Shift to 1-to-1 Computing Means for Schools, in Charts1-to-1 computing has expanded at a rate few could have imagined prior to the pandemic, creating opportunities and problems.IT Infrastructure Internet on School Buses: FCC Eyes E-Rate Change to Expand AccessFCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel announced a proposal that would allow the use of federal E-rate funding for Wi-Fi in school buses.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Explore how HP, Intel, and Verizon are partnering to bridge the digital divide in education.IT Infrastructure Stopping Cyberattacks Is Top Priority for Ed-Tech Leaders. But Many Underestimate the RiskMost K-12 district tech leaders rate common cybersecurity threats as just low or medium risk, survey shows.IT Infrastructure The Infrastructure Bill Includes Billions for Broadband. What It Would Mean for StudentsStudents who struggle to access the internet at home may get some relief through $65 billion in funding for broadband, approved by Congress in the new infrastructure bill.IT Infrastructure Privacy Group Cautions Schools on Technology That Flags Children at Risk of Self-HarmSoftware that scans students’ online activity and flags children believed to be at risk of self-harm comes with significant risks, a new report warns.IT Infrastructure School Districts Seek Billions in New Federal Money for Connectivity, FCC AnnouncesThe Federal Communications Commission received $5.1 billion in requests for new funding to purchase devices and improve internet access.IT Infrastructure School District Data Systems Are Messed Up. A New Coalition Wants to HelpOrganizations representing states and school districts have teamed up with ISTE to help make data systems more user-friendly and secure.IT Infrastructure More Families Have Internet Access. So Why Hasn't the Digital Divide Begun to Close?A new study says low-income families’ access to the internet has soared in the past six years. But there are other barriers to connectivity.IT Infrastructure Remote and Hybrid Learning Are Declining. But the 'Homework Gap' Will Still Be a ProblemSchools are returning to in-person instruction, but students' connections to the internet at home remain spotty.IT Infrastructure Q&A How to Expand Home Internet Connectivity for K-12 Students Over the Long HaulOne Florida district is mapping its region and prioritizing communities with the greatest economic needs for home internet access.