Kentucky deploys 480 Mbps broadband across state

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All state districts will have access to high-speed broadband connections. This new connectivity exceeds a national network infrastructure benchmark of 100 Mbps, which was set by the State Educational Technology Directors Association.

CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

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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. To assess those filling current IT leadership roles, the survey also delved into the respondents’ professional backgrounds, education and years of experience.

5 infrastructure concerns for district technology leaders

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Increases in online assessments and digital content also drive the need for higher bandwidth, according to the report. The good news is districts are making real progress in supporting modern technology infrastructure. IT Management IT Newsletter Networking & Broadband News

Top U.K. Education Leader: Technology Should Not Replace Teachers

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Nicky Morgan, the British education secretary, struck a balance between embracing educational technology and a promise to keep it in its proper place, in her welcome remarks at the world’s largest ed-tech show here. This government is really excited about the education technology sector,” Morgan said, as 80 ministers of education from other countries listened from the front rows of the audience. “We “Assessments can be tailored in real time to the needs of students.”

States assess their readiness for digital learning

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Statewide ed-tech inventories are helping state leaders assess their digital learning needs. We knew most districts and schools would respond, but a 100-percent response rate shows that technology is a high priority for education leaders throughout the state,” he said.

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

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2 priority is broadband and network capacity. ” Each year educational IT leaders have been asked to identify, from a provided list, their top three technology priorities. The survey, in its fifth year, highlights technology trends, challenges and priorities from the perspective of IT leaders. Online assessments has fallen from its top ranking in 2015 and 2016 to eighth place this year.