Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation. During a recent edWebinar , edtech experts provided an overview of the E-Rate program, state matching funds, and ways to obtain grants for technological development. Accessing the E-Rate and Matching State Funds.

How the E-rate and grants can help fund your edtech plans

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And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation. Related content: 4 things to ask about E-rate funding. During a recent webinar , edtech experts provided an overview of the E-rate program, state matching funds, and ways to obtain grants for technological development.

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Network Essentials for School Board Members

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With that in mind, here’s a guide to assess school district network needs and implement affordable broadband upgrades. While there are other factors that may affect the amount of bandwidth your district needs—cloud-based applications, storage, online assessments, etc.—having Here are three key funding sources that can help: The FCC’s federal E-rate program provides public schools and libraries with funding for Internet services.

CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

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To assess those filling current IT leadership roles, the survey also delved into the respondents’ professional backgrounds, education and years of experience. IT leaders say they use funds from the E-rate program and delay replacement or defer maintenance/upgrade contracts as a strategy to overcome budget issues. CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns. meghan.bogardu…. Tue, 03/13/2018 - 09:56.

FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

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According to the most recent figures from Funds for Learning, E-Rate applicants nationwide requested almost $748 million in discounts against the purchase of just over $1 billion in Category Two products and services, which are detailed in this chart (right). Leveraging economies of scale: At both the multi-district and multistate levels, school systems can negotiate more favorable rates with vendors by collaborating with others seeking similar devices and services.

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. To download a complimentary toolkit, visit Learning.com Learning.com’s special toolkit offersdigital materials that help bridge the gap between school and home to help keep students safe online.