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It is difficult for the 1,200-student district to offer STEM, foreign language or Advanced Placement courses year-round. Yet every student in Piedmont is given a laptop in school and to take home and, through partnerships developed by the district, can access free or low-cost broadband 24/7.

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” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” Via Techcrunch : “ FCC votes to negate broadband privacy rules.” Via NPR: “ To This Scholar, For-Profit Colleges Are ‘Lower Ed’ ” “ For-Profit Schools Rebound Under Trump,” according to the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education. Via The Atlantic : “The STEM Superhero of Sesame Street.” Education Politics.

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Still in its early stages, this ambitious project relies on a little-known public resource – a slice of electromagnetic spectrum the federal government long ago set aside for schools – called the Educational Broadband Service (EBS). ” Via Edsurge : “Education Technology Tools for Adult Learners Get Mixed Results From SRI Study.” ” “Study of the Week” from FdB : “Of Course Virtual K–12 Schools Don’t Work.”