We made our voices heard!

  Ed tech advocates joined together in Washington, D.C., this week to make our voices heard on Capitol Hill at the Washington Ed Tech Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, the Consortium for School Networking and the State Educational Technology Directors … Continue reading

Idaho governor releases executive budget

In his recent State of the State address, Idaho Gov. C.L. Otter embraced many of the recommendations of his education task force, which called for “locally drafted strategic plans designed to meet local needs.” The governor acknowledged that technology may play … Continue reading

Arizona budget highlights student data systems, broadband

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s fiscal year 2015 budget request includes $16.5 million to transition to a statewide student data system and upgrade school broadband connectivity across the state. The state’s school finance and student data system—the Arizona Education Learning and … Continue reading

Sen. Markey: ‘Take E-Rate to the next level’

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), one of the creators of the E-Rate, penned an op-ed recently touting the success of the program and reiterating that robust internet connectivity provides access to resources beyond the four walls of the classroom to help all students … Continue reading