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Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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During a recent edWebinar , edtech experts provided an overview of the E-Rate program, state matching funds, and ways to obtain grants for technological development. Accessing the E-Rate and Matching State Funds. Investment in these areas and a strategy for obtaining E-Rate discounts should be part of every district’s five- or ten-year technology plan, so that schools can continue to have reliable service that accommodates changing needs.

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.

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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.

Developing Systems for Effective, Equitable Education for All Students

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Pringle said that the NEA is currently working with the FCC on how to get increased investment in the E-rate program because, through that program, dollars can be distributed in an equitable manner. edWeb Blog education policy equitable learning equity leadershipBy Stacey Pusey.

CUE Promotes Net Neutrality, Equitable Internet Access

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Advocacy Efforts Result in Passage of AJR 7 in CA State Legislature – Walnut Creek, Calif., Its success underscores CUE’s focused advocacy efforts on preserving important programs and policies that insure equal access to the Internet and related technology,” said John Cradler, CUE Legislative Consultant. The post CUE Promotes Net Neutrality, Equitable Internet Access appeared first on CUE Blog. CUE Promotes Net Neutrality, Equitable Internet Access.

The Politics of Education Technology

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Since 1970, DeVos family members have invested at least $200 million in a host of right-wing causes – think tanks, media outlets, political committees, evangelical outfits, and a string of advocacy groups. DeVos herself sat on the Board of Directors of the Acton Institute from 1995 to 2005, an organization that recently blogged about repealing child labor laws. million in E-Rate rebates.). This is part two of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.