Learning.com Launches Cyberbullying Prevention Campaign for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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With national data reports showing cyberbullying on the rise, especially in public schools, the digital literacy leader has created a cyberbullying prevention toolkit for educators to download and help students and parents do their part in promoting online safety and good digital citizen skills.

Network Essentials for School Board Members

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School board members play an important role in school districts’ ability to improve the level and quality of digital learning opportunities in the classroom. With that in mind, here’s a guide to assess school district network needs and implement affordable broadband upgrades.

CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

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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. Integrating technology into the classroom continues to be the most understaffed IT function. CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns.

FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

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Forsyth News Guilderland (NY) Central School District will receive $531,447 from the state’s Smart Schools Bond Act, of which the lion’s share—$498,723—will go for classroom technology, including buying new Chromebooks for each middle- and high-school student. WHO IS IN THE MONEY?

States assess their readiness for digital learning

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Statewide ed-tech inventories are helping state leaders assess their digital learning needs. It was the 100-percent response rate from the survey. “We New Jersey and Michigan developed individual state tech readiness tools in preparation for (online) assessment,” she said.