Bids to bring fiber internet to schools are denied funding seven times more often than other projects

The Hechinger Report

When students at Woodman School, on the western edge of Montana, are working on research projects in class, they don’t have the option to start their search with Google. If teachers want kids to use online resources in class, they must take home a classroom set of laptops and download the information to each computer in preparation for the school day. A typical E-rate project gets denied at a 4 percent rate,” Marwell said.

FETC 2019: 10 Steps to Develop a Successful K–12 Bus Wi-Fi Program

EdTech Magazine

Two years ago, Google and the Consortium for School Networking launched a pilot connected school bus program, Rolling Study Halls , after districts voiced interest in helping rural students use their long bus rides effectively toward their education. What we are really trying to do with Rolling Study Halls is to extend learning time,” said Alex Sanchez, a senior analyst for public policy and government affairs at Google, in a Jan.

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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.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

The FAQ is a collaboration of many involved with the movement and includes an OER infographic , suitable for downloading and re-sharing. Tagged on: April 23, 2017 Is It Time to Break Up Google? | New York Times → Could it be that Google has become a natural monopoly by supplying an entire market’s demand for a service, at a price lower than what would be offered by two competing firms?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

The FAQ is a collaboration of many involved with the movement and includes an OER infographic , suitable for downloading and re-sharing. Tagged on: April 23, 2017 Is It Time to Break Up Google? | New York Times → Could it be that Google has become a natural monopoly by supplying an entire market’s demand for a service, at a price lower than what would be offered by two competing firms?

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Alaska schools pay a price for the nation’s slowest internet, but change is coming

The Hechinger Report

Most students in the Lower 48 can post videos on their schools’ websites or download assignments in a matter of seconds. Eighth-graders Avril Seppilu, 13, right, and Tia Prentice, 13, left, listen during a Google Hangouts Meet video call to students in Hawaii. She’s been doing Google Hangouts with us online, which is super convenient,” Tozier said.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “Why the FCC ’s E-rate Makes Funding High-Speed Internet a Slow Crawl.” ” The details: “The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruling came after a secondary school student in Germany downloaded a photograph of Cordoba from a travel website to illustrate a presentation which was then published on the school website.” Google has updated its pseudo-LMS, Classroom. Times published teachers’ ratings.

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’” ( In related self-driving car regulation news : “ Google ’s ‘Cozy’ Relationship With Driverless-Car Regulators.” ” Via the CBC : “ University of Manitoba students receive ‘extortion’ letters over illegal downloads.” Education Politics. An incredible piece of reporting by The Guardian on corporate lobbying and influence in Wisconsin politics following Scott Walker ’s anti-union efforts in the state.

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Via CNET : “ Verizon to pay $17M to resolve FCC, Justice E-Rate probes.” Selected students can now choose to download a digital version of their degree certificate to their smartphones when they graduate, in addition to receiving a paper diploma.” It’s one of a number of departures from Edsurge recently: Mary Jo Madda is now at Google. (National) Education Politics. From the White House Press Office : “ President Donald J.