CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. appeared first on CUE Blog.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. appeared first on CUE Blog.

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Rally to Restore Philadelphia School Librarians: Responses, reflections, and resources

NeverEndingSearch

On the argument relating to the PA POWER Library , PSLA shares: Having access to the PA POWER Library, a collection of digital resources provided by the state to all libraries, also cannot replace a school library and a state-certified school librarian.

5 Ideas to Improve Rural Education in America

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 40 of #10MT Interviews Daisy Dyer Duerr From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This digital divide and poverty create unique challenges. The need for more rural education advocacy. Blog: [link]. She is an NASSP Digital Principal, and was a featured panelist & Principal of 1st rural school featured @ Digital Learning Day Live!

Developing Systems for Effective, Equitable Education for All Students

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First, districts need to address the digital divide/homework gap in meaningful ways. Another aspect of the digital divide includes teachers. edWeb Blog education policy equitable learning equity leadershipBy Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING.

State Spotlight: Texas’ Student-Centered Response to COVID-19

ExcelinEd

Last week , Excel in Ed hosted Commissioner Morat h and Jennifer Esterline , founder and director of Educate Texas’ Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium , for a deep dive into about the state’s COVID-19 strategy and approach.? ? . It include s a digital curriculum for full virtual, hybrid or in-class learning environments that districts may use , in full or in part , to customize and meet their needs. . Bridging the Digital Divide.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Common Sense Education provides digital literacy and citizenship programs to educators and school communities with a goal of empowering students to harness technology for learning and life. Free resources include ratings and reviews of apps, games, and websites, designed to help teachers find and use the best digital tools for their classrooms. Organization: Digital Promise.

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Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund follows the same formula as Title I, so it can be used to help bridge the digital divide for students from low-income families. edWeb Blog back to school distance learning district budgets education funding

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

techlearning

Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Many educators are looking beneath the surface inequities of devices and connectivity to consider how digital tools can revolutionize learning and address even deeper inequities. DEFINING EQUITY: EMPATHY, AUTHENTICITY, AND ACCESS Sean Wybrant, Digital Media Studies Teacher, William J.

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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a managing member of the Broadband Law Group, said there is “a lot going on at the state level with digital equity and getting the right connectivity.” There needs to be secure, robust, and reliable networks that provide access to digital content as technologies evolve, and in many districts another growing concern is equitable access, both in and out of school. She is a past board member and chair of CoSN and is Vice President of Advocacy and Programs for LACUE.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” The Black Alliance for Educational Options , a charter school advocacy group, announced it will cease operations at the end of the year. From the Coursera blog : “Building India ’s Workforce for 2020.” Chavous is a founding board member of the American Federation for Children , the school choice advocacy group formerly chaired by Betsy DeVos.” “Higher Education, Digital Divides , and a Balkanized Internet” by Bryan Alexander.

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The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Before I turn to the President-Elect’s campaign promises and potential education and computer technology policies, I want to note that this Presidential election was influenced by digital technologies in ways that make the “ digital masterminds ” who supposedly helped Obama win re-election pale by comparison: Hacks – perhaps by Russia – of the Democratic National Committee. This is part two of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um,