Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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E-rate is complicated. But complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) -- a requirement of E-rate -- doesn't have to be. What is E-rate? Who is eligible to receive E-rate support? What is E-rate?

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

Wheeler had been a “champion” of net neutrality and E-rate reform, according to Education Week at least, but his replacement, Trump appointee Ajit Pai, seems poised to lead the agency with a very different set of priorities – and those priorities will likely shape in turn what happens to ed-tech under Trump. What can E-rate tell us about the relationship between politics and ed-tech? A History of E-rate Legislation.

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K-12 Funding in the American Rescue Plan

MIND Research Institute

billion has been added to the ESSER fund for Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, with new spending requirements for districts and schools with high percentages of students living in poverty. E-Rate and Connectivity.

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

As shared in my previous posts 7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning and 16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools , prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director.

Digital Transformation and Innovation in Rural School Districts

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Leveraging new funding opportunities such as E-Rate or ESSER, the superintendents faced with unique challenges used the funding sources thoughtfully. He received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Southern Mississippi in elementary education.

How technology can amplify the effects of good teaching

Education Superhighway

As the Director of Digital Learning at the Massachusetts Elementary and Secondary Education office, Ken Klau is focused on the strategy for rethinking the structure and delivery of learning, building a more student-centered system of public education, and creating the next generation of K–12 learning environments. They provided free technical assistance to education administrators in navigating the E-rate program.

Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

techlearning

Green Bay Area PS had a laptop cart model until 2017 when they established the Ninja Deployment initiative that resulted 1:1 devices at the secondary level and 1.5:1 1 at the elementary level. Nebraska’s two historical bonds, one in 2014 and another in 2017 that positioned Omaha PS to take total advantage of the modernization of E-Rate.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

For each of the three primary (equity-focused) federal educational technology programs authorized by Congress since the passage of the 1994 revision to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), below I provide details on the programs’: legislative authorization (i.e., Finally, somewhat for the sake of brevity, I have excluded consideration of the role of the E-rate (which is overseen by the Federal Communications Commission and not the U.S.

Rural Education Addressing A Tension Point in the Great American Divide

Edsurge

With about one-third of all public elementary and secondary schools in rural communities, there is a need to understand and support the needs of rural schools. Understandable, but not equitable when data shows that rural areas have slightly higher poverty rates than urban areas. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) states poverty rates are 18% in rural areas compared with 15% in urban areas. Have high school graduation rates increased in rural counties?

Why is America Forgetting About Rural Education?

Edsurge

With about one-third of all public elementary and secondary schools in rural communities, there is a need to understand and support the needs of rural schools. Understandable, but not equitable when data shows that rural areas have slightly higher poverty rates than urban areas. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) states poverty rates are 18% in rural areas compared with 15% in urban areas. Have high school graduation rates increased in rural counties?

Rural Education: Addressing A Tension Point in the Great American Divide

Edsurge

With about one-third of all public elementary and secondary schools in rural communities, there is a need to understand and support the needs of rural schools. Understandable, but not equitable when data shows that rural areas have slightly higher poverty rates than urban areas. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) states poverty rates are 18% in rural areas compared with 15% in urban areas. Have high school graduation rates increased in rural counties?

Schools in the poorest state become even poorer

The Hechinger Report

This fall, students at Enterprise Attendance Center in the small city of Brookhaven may get to draw, paint and make crafts in an elementary art class — the first the school has had in 12 years. Principal Shannon Eubanks sees the trade-off, which involves reshuffling staff, as the best way to provide an art teacher for all elementary grades. billion on elementary and secondary education. Brown plans to study elementary education with a focus on middle schools.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 18, 2017 Investigations Into Cyberattack Against EQAO Conclude | CNW → The investigations into the cyberattack that disrupted the Education Quality and Accountability Office's (EQAO) online Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on October 20, 2016, confirm EQAO's original conclusion that a targeted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyberattack was the cause of the technical issues that led to the cancellation of the OSSLT in October 2016.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Not Net Neutrality, but another potential FCC move – ending the E-Rate program. ” “A new analysis from the Center for American Progress found more than two dozen minority-serving institutions would fail a graduation rate requirement for funding in the proposed House update to the Higher Education Act ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Via Futurism : “ Global E-Waste Increased by Eight Percent since 2014.”