Designing Education Networks

October 6th Webinar: Designing Robust Education Networks for Anytime, Anywhere Learning

Washington, DC (September 29, 2015) – CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) will hold a webinar on Tuesday, October 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET on how to design school system networks to support continuous learning. 

During the hour-long session, participants will hear experiences from experts and learn about the newest resources from CoSN’s SEND (Smart Education Networks by Design) Leadership Initiative. 

Delivering New Digital K-12 Platform to Support Smart, High-Performance Education Networks

Washington, DC (May 7, 2015) – The continual, unending, increasing demands on networks burden the modern school chief technology officer (CTO) and education networks. To address this challenge, CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today launched the Design Performance Guide at the Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) Annual Conference in Oregon.

K-12 Report: Affordability, Adequate Funding Biggest Technology Barriers

Washington, DC (October 16, 2014) – New results from CoSN’s (Consortium for School Networking’s) 2nd Annual E-rate and Infrastructure Survey reveal troubling gaps in U.S. school districts broadband and technology infrastructure. The report, released today, identifies affordability and adequate funding as the most significant barriers to delivering sufficient Internet connectivity and transforming the learning environment in schools. This chief hurdle mirrors the major barrier identified in the 2013 survey.

CoSN: E-rate Modernization Requires ‘Long-Term, Sufficient’ Funding

Creating Scalable, Affordable and Reliable Education Networks

Washington, DC (March 3, 2014) – As part of its Smart Education Networks by Design (SEND) initiative, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released the first phase of comprehensive guidelines to support K-12 chief technology officers (CTOs) in building, strengthening, and maintaining durable education networks. These networks support technology-rich 24/7 learning.