Report: 41 percent of schools are under-connected

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This kind of connectivity is necessary, the authors note, to help connect students to high-quality digital learning opportunities. It also highlights state leaders who have helped their states put these digital learning opportunities directly in front of teachers and students.

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Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “ Texas , a Prized K–12 Market , Approves Wave of Instructional Materials.” Rather Harvard has outsourced instruction to the for-profit company Trilogy Education. Via Edsurge : “In a New Survey, Teachers Say There’s a Disconnect in Computer Science Education.” ” Via The New York Times : “ Digital Divide Is Wider Than We Think, Study Says.”

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Via WaPo : “The FCC talks the talk on the digital divide – and then walks in the other direction.” “Free College” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Oregon’s free community college scholarship , which began last year, is encouraging more students to consider going to college and to feel more confident about being able to afford it, according the results of a survey conducted by Education Northwest, a nonprofit research group.”