Green Computing

Refurbished Computers – Not So Fast

A few years ago, we finally got to the point where most school districts had established policies to replace outdated computers. Then along came the recession, and with it, the refresh cycle that CTOs had fought so hard to create. Now, as the technology in our school continues to age, leaders are looking for innovative ways to replace older equipment while implementing new projects like Common Core preparation.

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

How Green Tech Can Save You Green

Districts have a responsibility to demonstrate that they are dependable stewards of the future by protecting the environment-- but boards and communities also require their schools to conserve funding. These dual purposes are forcing education leaders to address green IT issues as a matter of conscience, budget, and political value. CoSN, the professional association of school system technology leaders, offers a comprehensive "green computing" strategy that covers three areas: Purchase and Disposal, Energy Use, and Reducing Waste.