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President Obama Announces ConnectALL Initiative

Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans  https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/03/09/fact-sheet-president-obama-announces-connectall-initiative Connectivity is a path to greater opportunity. In today’s world, broadband and fluency with technology fuel economic growth, provide access to the world’s knowledge, promote skill … Continue reading

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The White House and Michelle Obama Release $250M ‘Open eBooks’ App for Title I and Special Education Teachers

Do you remember how it felt when you first read what would eventually become your favorite book? For many students, that’s a feeling that’s hard to come by—books aren’t always cheap or easily accessible, especially when school budgets are stretched … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of the White House ConnectED Free Resources

ConnectED is transforming teaching and learning for all students powered by technology. The FCC has already made a $2-billion down payment to improve WiFi in schools and will help to connect 99% of our students to high speed broadband. Campanies … Continue reading

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White House Focuses on Women at Annual Science Fair

This year’s White House Science Fair includes a special focus on girls and women who have excelled in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects as the administration looks to boost both interest in those areas and the gender ratios … Continue reading

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ConnectED Initiative

The White House and US Department of Education have announced a major new initiative related to connected education.  The ConnectedED initiative will deliver wireless broadband to 99% of our students, improve teacher technology training, and help unleash innovation via the … Continue reading

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President Obama Unveils ConnectED Initiative to Bring America’s Students into Digital Age

WASHINGTON, DC — President Obama today unveiled a bold, new initiative called ConnectED to connect 99 percent of America’s students to the internet through high-speed broadband and high-speed wireless within 5 years, calling on the FCC to modernize and leverage … Continue reading

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White House pushes for expanding Internet access in schools

The White House announced an initiative on Thursday to expand high-speed broadband Internet access to virtually every school in the country.  The program is expected to cost several billion dollars, according to a senior administration official.  The White House argues … Continue reading

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