The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

Wheeler had been a “champion” of net neutrality and E-rate reform, according to Education Week at least, but his replacement, Trump appointee Ajit Pai, seems poised to lead the agency with a very different set of priorities – and those priorities will likely shape in turn what happens to ed-tech under Trump. What can E-rate tell us about the relationship between politics and ed-tech? A History of E-rate Legislation.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Note that the last category is the most subjective and one might reasonably argue some reports (including those conducted under contract with the U.S. FY 2003 $700,500,000. Federal Program Evaluations and Program-Related Reports: National Educational Technology Trends Study (NETTS).

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

One of the flaws, I think, of much of the reporting on education technology is that it treats “ed-tech” as a product without a politics and without a practice. This reporting treats “ed-tech” as a product built in and by Silicon Valley, not as something built in and by public institutions around the world. In April, Gizmodo reported that “ Facebook Employees Asked Mark Zuckerberg If They Should Try to Stop a Donald Trump Presidency.”