Tag Archives: COVID-19

FCC announces over $5 billion in funding requests for the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program and opens a second application window

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2021—The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it has received requests for $5.137 billion to fund 9.1 million connected devices and 5.4 million broadband connections as part of the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. The first … Continue reading

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Return to School Roadmap from US Department of Education

The Department of Education launched the “Return to School Roadmap” which includes a fact sheet for schools, families, and communities, a guide for schools and districts outlining what schools can do to protect the health and safety of students, and … Continue reading

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Parents, Educators and Community Members Asked to Share COVID Perspectives

Department of Education launches COVID survey, building on last spring survey that generated over 56,000 responses Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Education is proud to announce the 603 Bright Futures Survey, giving parents, educators and community members … Continue reading

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Share Your Views for National Research Study on Digital Learning

Dear Education Leader:  I am inviting you today to share your insights and views for a national research study conducted by Project Tomorrow, the education nonprofit organization that facilitates the annual Speak Up Research Project on digital learning.  The focus … Continue reading

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COVID-19 School Dashboard Released by DHHS

The Department of Health and Human Services released a newly updated COVID-19 School Dashboard on Thursday, December 3, 2020. The new dashboard includes a number of new features that incorporates survey data provided by schools as well as more dynamic … Continue reading

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Rural Broadband Providers Work with FCC to Meet Internet Needs of Students in Low-Income Families

Hundreds of Rate-of-Return Carriers Will Provide Discounts and Service Upgrades to Help Families Obtain Needed Broadband Services- WASHINGTON, October 1, 2020-The Federal Communications Commission this week enabled hundreds of rural broadband providers to offer discounts and service upgrades to families … Continue reading

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Guidance and Resources for Back to School Planning

Below are a few resources that will be useful for educators and school leaders to use in order to develop and implement effective plans and strategies for returning to school in the fall. New Hampshire Back to School Guidance This … Continue reading

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Resources for Effective Implementation of eLearning

State eLearning Plans, SETDA eLearning CoalitionIn many cases, states have waived specific policies related to the limits for the number of consecutive days for eLearning and any application process in the wake of the COVID-19 school closures.https://www.setda.org/main-coalitions/elearning/state-exemplars/ State Education Agency … Continue reading

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How to Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

For those schools wondering about how to plan and implement Virtual Commencement Exercises, here are a few articles that you might find helpful with this process. Ghee are lots of ways to do it, and make it special for graduating … Continue reading

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SETDA Launches Coalition for eLearning Sharing Resources to Help Schools and Districts

The State Education Technology Directors Association recently launched its Coalition for eLearning. This SETDA Coalition for eLearning focuses state leaders, affiliates, and partners in collective action around teaching and learning in the digital age. The Coalition supports a robust website … Continue reading

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