President Obama announced new ConnectED initiatives to provide $250 million in free e-books to students and meant to give all students in 30 communities a library card.
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April 30, 2015
February 10, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education is kicking off a series of "Regional Future Ready Summits" to help school district leaders develop digital learning plans.
January 12, 2015
California's teacher unions face an unprecedented, but short window, of opportunity to reshape instruction and teacher evaluation. Will they seize it?
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 18, 2014
In December 2008, President-elect Barack Obama vowed to improve broadband and technology access for U.S. schoolchildren, among other ed-tech priorities.
November 14, 2014
The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."
October 28, 2014
The company will give iPads to every student in 114 schools, as part of the $100 million commitment made earlier this year to President Obama's ConnectED initiative.
October 17, 2014
Just 9 percent of districts report having adequate bandwidth to support digital learning and assessments, according to a new survey.
September 16, 2014
Funding from the Connect Ed program has allowed the rural district to upgrade its infrastructure and provide high-speed Internet access to students and teachers.
June 18, 2014
Deadlines are looming for schools that want to take advantage of the $2 billion in corporate donations through President Obama's ConnectED initiative.