CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns. Cybersecurity and broadband/network capacity are tied for the top priorities for IT leaders in 2018, while budget constraints were marked as one of the most pressing challenges for a fourth straight year. Data-driven instruction and decision-making broke into the top three this year, joining broadband and network security, which jumped one place to the top spot, and cybersecurity, which jumped two spots to become No.

Network Essentials for School Board Members

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With that in mind, here’s a guide to assess school district network needs and implement affordable broadband upgrades. Here are three key funding sources that can help: The FCC’s federal E-rate program provides public schools and libraries with funding for Internet services.

Network Essentials for Superintendents: Planning for the future

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted connectivity goals as part of its modernization of the E-rate program in 2014 with the intention of improving broadband access for K-12 learning and school operations. 2 – Plan for your school districts broadband budget.