Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

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It dates back to 2008, when an educational journey began in Wyoming that revealed the important role technology plays in enhancing teaching and learning—especially in a rural state. The journey in Wyoming began with new legislation and funding for the development and implementation of grassroots, K-12 and postsecondary distance education courses and programs. Interactive video, online courses and full time programs grew rapidly in the first two years.