Schools need help from the federal government to prepare millions of U.S. students for remote learning this fall and beyond.
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April 30, 2020
April 27, 2020
Analyst predicts that a frustrating stretch could continue for district officials desperate to acquire devices such as Chromebooks and iPads during coronavirus closures.
April 21, 2020
Districts are scrambling to purchase new equipment and help families connect to the internet, all while waiting on policy changes for broader relief.
June 25, 2019
Crave pragmatic, honest, clear-eyed conversation about the realities of ed tech? Here's a reading list from Education Week, as presented at ISTE 2019.
June 21, 2019
The idea of delivering internet connectivity to students and communities via buses has been around for years. But over the past few years, the scale of those efforts has increased as the mobile tech hubs have been transformed.
April 26, 2019
A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.
February 26, 2019
The FCC is exploring options for tapping into a largely unused portion of broadband spectrum, in a step that school advocates hope could boost students' access to high-speed internet connectivity.
February 19, 2019
While one in five students in U.S. public schools live in a rural area, they are often overlooked when it comes to ed-tech needs, report suggests.
January 24, 2019
Young workers are poised to be hit especially hard by automation, the Brookings Institution found, but schools can help by focusing on students' digital skills, creativity, and emotional intelligence.
September 19, 2018
The lack of access to technology and internet connectivity at home is especially severe among poor, rural, and minority students, a new survey from ACT reveals.