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Why E-rate is critical for school technology access

eSchool News

Every year, schools and libraries have access to billions of dollars of funding through the FCC’s E-rate program. In this post I’ll break down the importance of E-rate, how it works, and the types of technologies it makes available that are crucial to education. The importance of E-rate.

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3 ways the E-rate program helps level up learning

eSchool News

The federal E-rate program continues to provide expanded access to technology, including edtech tools, digital learning resources, and high-speed internet access, to schools, according to an annual report that takes stock of the program’s progress.

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Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

Entrepreneurs are building on this knowledge to build breakthrough innovations that improve learning. Still, huge gaps exist in educational outcomes, high school graduation rates, college readiness and workforce advancements based on race, class, and geography. And, they must be informed citizens in our democracy.

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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING, participated to a live event for Digital Learning Day 2019. The event was hosted by Phill Bevan, Community Advisor at VETR , a digital learning community for the Australian vocational education and training sector. Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech.

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How to effectively train your teachers and faculty on utilizing a digital learning platform to its fullest

Hapara

Listen to an audio version of this post: [link] A digital learning platform is designed to make teaching easier by allowing educators to manage and individualize lessons and evaluate students. As for any tool, technology or otherwise, its usefulness pivots on the skill of whoever operates it.

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What You Need to Know About E-rate

Digital Promise

One of those programs is the Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries, better known as E-rate. E-rate helps schools and libraries get affordable Internet access by discounting the cost of service based on the school’s location – urban or rural – and the percentage of low-income students served.

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How a State E-rate Coordinator Drives Digital Access

Education Superhighway

She is the current Digital Access Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center of Illinois (LTC) and an Illinois State E-rate Coordinator. She has worked in educational technology for nearly two decades, empowering educators to integrate digital learning in the classroom.

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