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. Micah Studer described the event as “life-changing” as it has ignited a passion in him for advocacy for our students.

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. Micah Studer described the event as “life-changing” as it has ignited a passion in him for advocacy for our students.

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Why a Maryland CIO Created a Forum to Connect K-12 Students

Education Superhighway

In addition to celebrating school districts nationwide, this year our blog will feature a new Broadband Leaders series. Do you have any advice for CIOs, Technology Leaders, and Educators that are looking to organize an advocacy group in their own states?

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

edWeb.net

One of the first challenges rural districts face is broadband access. The nature of the quarantine means many kids will have skills gaps, as well as social emotional issues, to address in the coming school year and beyond. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens grew and I became aware of more organizations, as well as some of their supporting tools and resources. CoSN is a professional association and advocacy group for district technology leaders with a goal of “empowering educational leaders to leverage technology to create engaging learning environments and provide the tools essential for their success”.

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June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryopendata on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. At NTIA, she was responsible for the National Broadband Map, the largest open dataset of its kind, and $300M in grants to support the digital economy.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” From the FCC : “Fact Sheet on Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal.” iNACOL has released a report on advocacy for competency-based education. US Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Vice Presidential debate this week.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Related, from the Social Media Collective : “Spike in Online Gig Work : Flash in the Pan or Future of Employment?” Another resource, via Education Week : “K–12 Districts to Get Price Transparency on Broadband Rates With New Tool.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The American Civil Liberties Union this week declared its opposition to a federal database of student-level outcomes in a letter signed by a handful of education advocacy groups.”

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. Facebook is, although Mark Zuckerberg denies it , a media company. And like democracy, technology changes the social and individual relationships between us. ” Eschewing “traditional” media advertising buys, the Trump campaign invested in Facebook ads and raised money through the site as well.