But a visit to an Idaho school district by Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook to tout STEM initiatives prompted a small protest about the overuse of technology.
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Mark Edwards, the 2013 Superintendent of the Year for the U.S., is leaving the top post in the Moooresville, N.C., district after nine years to take a senior executive role in Discovery Education.
November 23, 2015
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced a $20 million gift to a school broadband-advocacy group, and readers debate the policy details of E-rate modernization.
November 19, 2015
A new analysis of federal E-rate application data by broadband advocacy group EducationSuperHighway found improvements in schools' access to affordable Internet service.
November 04, 2015
Fewer than half of district leaders surveyed said all their schools are meeting FCC Internet-connectivity targets, citing money as the biggest barrier to progress.
October 15, 2015
State agencies and nonprofit group EducationSuperHighway will work to bring high-speed connections to all N.M. classrooms by 2018.
September 14, 2015
Montana will partner with EducationSuperHighway to assess schools' connectivity and develop a plan to get all schools meeting national broadband targets by 2018.
September 04, 2015
The President touted his ConnectED program, which draws financial support from ed-tech providers and hopes to improve digital education and Web connectivity.
July 20, 2015
The ConnectHome initiative aims to help close the "homework gap" by enlisting corporations to provide affordable Internet to students living in public housing.