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Why Working Class Revere, Massachusetts Cares About Digital Equity

In this next series of posts from my work study, I will describe communities where school systems are partnering with city governments, business communities, and nonprofit organizations to "go big" in addressing digital equity. As we previously noted, digital equity is a community challenge, not solely one that can be solved by a school district.

Interview with Superintendent Keith C. Rittel, Provo City School District, Utah

In this next series of posts from my work study, I will describe communities where school systems are partnering with city governments, business communities, and nonprofit organizations to "go big" in addressing digital equity. As we previously noted, digital equity is a community challenge, not solely one that can be solved by a school district.

Repurposing Educational Spectrum to Address Digital Equity: Case Study: Albemarle County Public Schools, VA

In this next series of posts from my work study, I will describe communities where school systems are partnering with city governments, business communities, and nonprofit organizations to "go big" in addressing digital equity. As we previously noted, digital equity is a community challenge, not solely one that can be solved by a school district.

Education Technology Leaders Trumpet Historic E-Rate Cap Increase

Washington, DC (December 11, 2014) – CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) – the professional association for K-12 district technology leaders – today applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approving a $1.5 billion annual funding boost to the federal E-rate program.

CoSN CEO Keith Krueger said:

“The FCC’s action today is a triumph for learning that reflects the world we live in and enables more personalized education.

CoSN CEO: Chairman Wheeler’s E-Rate Proposal a Critical Investment in Education

Washington, DC (November 17, 2014) – CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) CEO Keith Krueger today issued the following statement on the E-rate proposal outlined by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler:

“The proposal is a meaningful, critical commitment and long-term investment in America’s students and educators. By promoting digital equity and strengthening the nation’s education broadband infrastructure, the objectives identified expand the digital capacity in our schools and directly pay dividends for decades.

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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.

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