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Back to School Campaign from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is kicking off its 2021 Back to School campaign to help students, parents, teachers, and administrators remain safe from cybersecurity threats as they return to school. The campaign will run from August 9 … 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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#SpeakUp Offers New Tools and Prizes

There are More Reasons To SpeakUp New Hampshire Speak Up provides an easy way for students, parents and educators to participate in your local decisions about technology, as well as contribute to the state and national dialogue about digital learning … Continue reading

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Public Opinion of Education Reports from EducationNext and Gallup

Americans Like Their Schools Just Fine — But Not Yours As a new school year gets underway, the Common Core remains a partisan flashpoint, while Americans overall have serious concerns about the direction of our public education system. That’s according … Continue reading

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Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven’t Noticed

Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening. A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the … Continue reading

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Education as a Public Good

by Tom Vander Ark This fall, about 50 million students will return to American public schools. That will include three million students attending more than 7,100 public charter schools. While it’s hard to count, a couple million of these students … Continue reading

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Exceptional Ideas and Practical Solutions for Next Gen Learning in K-12 Schools

Reimagining how students learn involves tackling a multidimensional challenge head-on. So when NGLC shifted its K-12 grantmaking away from middle school learning technologies to move toward whole school models that completely transformed learning, we knew we were challenging the field … Continue reading

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Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries

FCC Modernizes E-Rate Program To Expand Robust Wi-Fi Networks In The Nation’s Schools and Libraries. Reforms to Expand Wi-Fi to 10 Million More Students, Thousands of Libraries Nationwide Next Year The following updates to the E-rate program were aimed at … Continue reading

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Toledo Public School programs hope to reduce ‘summer slide’

Just a few years ago, Toledo Public Schools closed its buildings in the summers. Maintenance staff were the only people to walk through school halls most summer days. This summer, about two dozen TPS elementary and high schools will offer … Continue reading

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Press Release: Policymakers Should Disregard New School-District Consolidation Report

Contact: William J. Mathis, 802-383-0058, wmathis@sover.net Craig Howley, 740-590-8612, howleycb@gmail.com Jerry Johnson, 904-620-1804, jerry.johnson@unf.edu BOULDER, CO (August 26, 2013) –The Center for American Progress (CAP) recently released a report intended “to spark a conversation” about closing and consolidating small school … Continue reading

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