Network Essentials for School Board Members

Education Superhighway

With that in mind, here’s a guide to assess school district network needs and implement affordable broadband upgrades. While there are other factors that may affect the amount of bandwidth your district needs—cloud-based applications, storage, online assessments, etc.—having

CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

EdTech Magazine

To assess those filling current IT leadership roles, the survey also delved into the respondents’ professional backgrounds, education and years of experience. IT leaders say they use funds from the E-rate program and delay replacement or defer maintenance/upgrade contracts as a strategy to overcome budget issues. Twice as many districts that are seeking to create a one-to-one computing environment are providing the device versus using a BYOD strategy.

FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

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According to the most recent figures from Funds for Learning, E-Rate applicants nationwide requested almost $748 million in discounts against the purchase of just over $1 billion in Category Two products and services, which are detailed in this chart (right). WHO IS IN THE MONEY?