Tag: Internet access

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Equitable, inclusive parent communication is key to helping students thrive

June 29, 2022

Via: EdSource

The term “digital equity” has been talked about in K-12 circles for several years, but Covid school closures brought increased attention to the issue. Digital equity can take on many forms. Within a single school district, crucial components of learning […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4 predictions for computer science education in 2022

January 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts across the country have seen an influx of funding for student devices, internet access, and a variety of edtech tools. While equity of access is still a challenge in many communities, this […]


3 reasons E-rate funding remains critical for school internet access

December 9, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The federal E-rate program remains a vital and trusted funding source to bring “mission-critical” internet access to schools and libraries, according to an annual report tracking trends and developments related to the federal funding stream. The 2021 E-rate Trends Report, […]

Education Tech

This Nonprofit Was Ready to Sunset. Now It’s Back — With a New Mission for Student Internet Access.

November 4, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Two years ago, EducationSuperHighway was getting ready to hang up its proverbial hat. The nonprofit said it had reached its goal of ensuring that 99 percent of U.S. schools were connected to high-speed internet, a boon to digital learning. Founder […]

Education Tech

Student internet access concerns rise as discounted hotspot programs end

May 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Ensuring all students can connect to the internet so learning can continue during pandemic-related school closures has been a challenge for many districts. Many have dedicated significant funding to doing so, with Los Angeles Unified School District, for example, approving […]

Education Strategies, Informal learning

Alabama district puts wi-fi on buses

January 5, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Because of the need to make sure every student has 24-hour internet access, buses may play a significant role in Decatur City Schools’ (Ala.) plan to change how it delivers education. DCS technology director Kathy Rains said two schools will […]