The Challenges of Broadband Access in Rural Schools

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But in order to take advantage of edtech, they first need broadband access. Even when broadband is available, many students don’t have access at home. They’ve opened up their doors to their neighbors for their own broadband needs.

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. Edtech. The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” EdTech News News newsIt’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me.

EdTech 150

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. Edtech. The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” EdTech News News newsIt’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me.

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US Edtech Investments Peak Again With $1.45 Billion Raised in 2018

Edsurge

edtech startups in 2017. And that dip in dealflow has been happening in recent years: Investors are pouring more money into the edtech industry, but across fewer companies. Source: EdSurge One trend is clear: The dollars invested in the US edtech industry has ticked up steadily since 2011 (considering 2015 as an aberration). For edtech companies able to show consistent growth and revenue, that should be welcome news. edtech assets. For many U.S.

Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses

EdTech Magazine

SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! TVWS works by delivering broadband internet over unused TV channels, which traditionally serve as buffers between active channels. Key to unlocking the potential of TVWS, the FCC in 2010 allowed unlicensed radio transmitters to be in the white space, freeing up the spectrum and opening up opportunities for high-speed internet. Matt Morgan is a contributing writer for EdTech: Focus on K–12.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

And here’s how it differs from the one that Obama issued in 2010. Via Techcrunch : “ FCC votes to negate broadband privacy rules.” Via eCampus News : “Is higher ed ready for the big edtech explosion ?” ” “ Beware Edtech’s Equivalent of the Flashlight App ” – to my surprise, the story isn’t about how flashlight apps are full of malware, but golly it could be. Education Politics.

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