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Kajeet Launches #ConnectEdNow Campaign to Increase Affordable Connectivity to K-12 Schools and Districts

Kajeet®, the nation’s leader for safe, affordable K-12 mobile solutions, announces the ConnectEdNow™ campaign to connect every student, school, and district. The ConnectEdNow campaign is a new, affordable connectivity solution designed to provide students the Internet access and online resources … Continue reading

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Senator Murray, Senate Democrats Introduce New Legislation to Tackle Nationwide Digital Equity Gap

Led by Senator Murray, Senate Democrats introduced the Digital Equity Act of 2019 to help close the digital divide impacting communities across the nation The Digital Equity Act builds on recent efforts to increase access to broadband by prioritizing “digital … Continue reading

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Senators Introduce Bill to Put Wi-Fi on School Buses and Help Close the Digital Divide

NEWS FROM THE U.S. SENATE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2019 Udall, Gardner, Cortez Masto, and Whitehouse Introduce Bill to Put Wi-Fi on School Buses and Help Close the Digital Divide Bipartisan bill aims to close “homework gap” that disadvantages low-income … Continue reading

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Designing for Equity: Leveraging Competency Based Education to Ensure All Students Succeed

CompetencyWorks releases new publication, Designing for Equity: Leveraging Competency Based Education to Ensure All Students Succeed. This publication offers equity strategies for personalized, competency-based education to ensure a more equitable K-12 education system. Districts and schools can use the equity … Continue reading

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FCC Releases Digital Inclusion Plan: “Strategies and Recommendations for Promoting Digital Inclusion”

With this plan, several of the following goals laid out in the 2016 Lifeline Modernization Order are or can be realized. First, this plan marks another step in the Commission’s efforts to better understand non-price barriers to digital inclusion and … Continue reading

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HUD issues new rules to narrow digital divide

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued two new rules that will help narrow the digital divide. The first new rule requires developers to install broadband infrastructure during construction and rehabilitation of HUD-supported housing and the second requires state … Continue reading

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SETDA Releases The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning

State leaders continue to advocate for increased high speed broadband in K12 education September 8, 2016 (Washington D.C.) Today, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal membership association representing the U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced … Continue reading

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