Ector County ISD: Creating a Connected Community

Ector County Independent School District is an economically challenged district in Odessa, Texas. The primary source of income for families in this rural district is oil field work. Hence, the…
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Aldine ISD: Student Home Connectivity Challenges and Opportunities

The need for online remote access to K-12 instruction and learning resources is now integral to the education system. Factors identified in the 2021 CoSN Home Internet Connectivity Study include…
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Action for Digital Equity

Betty Garcia-Hill has 19 years of experience in K-12 education, including transitioning the seventh largest district in the United States to online assessment and instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. But…
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Defining Equity in Terms of Technology Accessibility

Equity covers many different and broad ideas that are important to student learning. Educational equity requires that schools and districts implement systems that ensure that every student has an equal…
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CoSN Honors EdTech Champions Driving Innovation in U.S. School Districts During 2022 Annual Conference

Washington, D.C. (April 12, 2022) – CoSN today announced this year’s education technology award winners during its Annual Conference. The 2022 winners are individuals and groups that are driving innovative…
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Association of K-12 Education Technology Leaders Honors Louisa County Public Schools for Commitment to Digital Equity

Mineral, VA (April 12, 2022) – CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking), a premier association of K-12 education technology leaders, today honored Louisa County Public Schools with its Digital Equity…
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Digital Inclusion: Key to Student Learning for All

The digital divide has long existed, but the global pandemic has illuminated this divide.  In 2020, Common Sense Media and Boston Consulting Group reported that 15-16 million students lacked sufficient…
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Digital Equity Action Toolkit

This toolkit provides background context for the Homework Gap, addresses broader implications of household connectivity, suggests resources for scoping the problem, and details five strategies districts are currently using to…
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EdTechNext Report: Low-cost, High-impact Tech To Address Digital Equity

Each year, the CoSN Driving Innovation in K-12 reports identify what hinders and accelerates innovation in America’s K-12 school districts. These reports strive to support district technology leaders in their…
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CoSN Student Home Bandwidth Calculator

As part of the recent Student Home Connectivity Report development, the Student Home Bandwidth Calculator is now available as a member-exclusive resource. Use this calculator to determine the estimated bandwidth…
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