Announcing Digital Bridge Project to Support Distance Learning for SFUSD Students

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As part of the new Digital Bridge project, 25 WiFi SuperSpots will be installed in San Francisco to serve students who need to participate in distance learning due to COVID-19 school closures.

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

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Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Sean Wybrant, Digital Media Studies Teacher, in his classroom with students at William J.

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This Year’s ASU+GSV Summit Is Hard to Describe. Here’s Our Best Attempt.

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It’s led by a tandem of familiar faces in the edtech investing scene: Learn Capital partner-and-everyman Michael Staton, and Don Burton, who has built his own portfolio of dozens of startups through his time running the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator and EDGE Edtech Accelerator. Maia Sharpley , who spent 9 years as vice president for strategy and innovation with Kaplan , is now a full partner with Learn Capital. Morning yoga, evening karaoke. No, it’s not a spa vacation.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um,

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Kaplan is closing Dev Bootcamp , a coding bootcamp it acquired in 2014. Via The New York Times : “To Close Digital Divide, Microsoft to Harness Unused Television Channels.” (National) Education Politics. After rolling back for-profit higher ed regulations last week , Betsy DeVos turns her attention to dismantling civil rights as she holds a series of Title IX “ listening sessions.”