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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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Free Resources Supporting Digital Citizenship

Digital Respons-Ability is committed to creating smart and savvy digital citizenship and empowered parents. We want to help all students and families be safe and responsible online. Please use and share these free digital citizenship resources. Digital Respons-Ability is a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Census, New Resources: Happy 2020!

2020 is here! Are you looking for ways to get your classroom involved in preparing for the upcoming census? The Statistics in Schools (SIS) program is here to help make teaching about this once-a-decade opportunity easy and fun. The Importance … Continue reading

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Samsung “Solve for Tomorrow” 2019-2020 Education Contest

The contest challenges students in grades 6-12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local communities. 300 state finalists will be selected to submit an activity plan.  This Contest focuses on how Science, Technology, Engineering, and … 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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Brené Brown, SXSWedu 2017 Keynote, Daring Classrooms

“The Revolution will not be televised, it will be in your classrooms.” – Brene Brown We need to understand how scarcity affects the way we lead and teach, we have to engage with vulnerability and we need to learn how … Continue reading

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SpeakUp 2018 Launched on Monday, October 15

The National SpeakUp campaign launched yesterday with a great Speak Up 101 webinar.  We’re looking forward to another great Speak Up season!  Dr.Julie Evans shared important and interesting information regarding participation in the SpeakUp survey and what it could mean … Continue reading

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Seniors Receive Tech Support from New Hampshire Students

Computer-savvy students share their expertise with seniors struggling with today’s technology. (TNS) — LONDONDERRY — Renata Dryer came to the senior center with a list of things she wanted to accomplish. That included learning how to send text messages and … Continue reading

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Have e-days gained enough traction to usurp the snow day?

To many K-12 students, there’s only one thing that’s as exciting as summer vacation: unexpected days off during the winter. Snow days can offer students a welcome break from their regular schedules, with time to goof off, catch up on studies, … 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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