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The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

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Every two or three years, state and federal laws regarding accessibility in education change. However, the goal is always the same: making sure that every student, at every level (classroom, building, district), has access to the resources they need to meet their learning goals.

Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

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While the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was last reauthorized in 2004, with amendments in 2015, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) were updated back in 2008, the demand for accessibility and equality in education continues to grow. Educators still need to constantly evaluate the effectiveness of accessibility initiatives, advocate for resources for their students, and anticipate where they need to go next.

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Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

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All students need to have the same access to WiFi, and thus the ability to use the device, whether they are at school or not. Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses.

Charting a New Path for Strategic Edtech Planning

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Some are also becoming de facto internet service providers as they try to provide WiFi accessibility. In 2017 the district opened MOSAIC, a personalized learning elementary school, and created the MyPath program, which allows high school students to create their own class.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

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The current crisis has highlighted the disparity between students with and without equitable access to technology, especially in rural schools. One of the first challenges rural districts face is broadband access. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

The Keys to Discussing Student Data Privacy

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In 2017 the district opened MOSAIC, a personalized learning elementary school, and created the MyPath program, which allows high school students to create their own class. ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources.