Category Archives: Press Releases

State Wi-Fi Leadership for Fostering Digital Learning Ready K–12 Schools: Extending the Broadband Imperative II

Below is a press release for SETDA’s latest resource, State Wi-Fi Leadership for Fostering Digital Learning Ready K–12 Schools: Extending the Broadband Imperative II.  As announced previously, SETDA released this paper via a webinar this afternoon. If you missed the webinar, you … Continue reading

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iNACOL Issues Policy Brief on K-12 Competency-Based Education

Today, iNACOL released a new issue brief on State Policy & K-12 Competency-Based Education, which provides an overview of competency-based education, state policy recommendations and resources for policymakers who are ready to enable and support competency education. Competency-based education is … Continue reading

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Hinsdale High School Featured by the National Center for Learning Disabilities

Congratulations to Karen Thompson and Hinsdale High School for being featured by the National Center for Learning Disabilities!!  The case study describes the exemplary work their ELO Program is doing to meet the needs of students with disabilities.  Keep up the … Continue reading

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Future Ready Schools Releases Publication “A Guidebook for Success: Strategies for Implementing Personalized Learning in Rural Schools”

To prepare all students for college and a career, many schools and districts nationwide have turned to “personalized learning,” a student-centered approach that tailors instruction to students’ unique strengths and needs while engaging them in challenging, standards-based academic content. Largely … Continue reading

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Group of 12 Senators Urge FCC to Protect E-Rate Program

Contact: Maria McElwain (Blumenthal)  (202) 224-6452 Giselle Barry (Markey)  (202) 224-2742 March 7, 2017 BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY LEAD GROUP OF 12 SENATORS IN URGING FCC TO PROTECT E-RATE PROGRAM E-Rate Program helps ensure neediest schools and libraries have affordable Internet … Continue reading

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President Obama Announces ConnectALL Initiative

Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans  https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/03/09/fact-sheet-president-obama-announces-connectall-initiative Connectivity is a path to greater opportunity. In today’s world, broadband and fluency with technology fuel economic growth, provide access to the world’s knowledge, promote skill … Continue reading

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Governor Hassan Announces Partnership to Enhance High-Speed Broadband in New Hampshire Schools

CONCORD – As part of her efforts to ensure a strong K-12 public school system that helps students develop the skills and innovative thinking needed for success in the 21st century, Governor Maggie Hassan and New Hampshire Department of Education … Continue reading

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