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ISTE Advocacy Month Take Action For Funding Support

Alert: This very week, the last week of ISTE Advocacy Month, Congress is determining final funding levels for fiscal year 2017 and ed tech funding is at risk. One critical decision being made is how much money Congress decides to … Continue reading

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US Department of Education Proposes ESSA Spending Rules Stressing “Supplement not Supplant”

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) released proposed regulations to implement the requirement in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as recently revised by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), that federal funds must … Continue reading

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Wheeler FCC Driving Toward Controversial E-Rate Overhaul

Under new Chairman Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission has intensified and accelerated its initiative to complete a massive transformation of its E-Rate universal service fund program to bring advanced high-speed broadband capabilities to America’s K-12 schools and libraries in … Continue reading

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Two New White House EdTech Initiatives

While the emerging federal education budget out of Congress does not reflect a particular commitment to or interest in building the capacity of schools to effectively leverage technology for learning (outside of being an eligible use of small competitive grant … Continue reading

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