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Stakeholder & Community Relations–Surviving scandal: Use the resources of the web

Imagine you’ve landed the public relations coup of a lifetime. The President of the United States–the leader of the free world–wants to visit one of your schools to praise your…

Technology Training Programs That Work For Low-Income Districts

T.H.E. Journal, October 1998, p. 70 http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/98/oct/feat2.html The Camden School District in New Jersey uses a simple formula when designing its teacher training programs for technology: develop an external reward…

Wisconsin suit challenges internet subsidies for parochial schools

In a case with broad implications for the eRate program, a Wisconsin group has filed a lawsuit challenging the state’s right to offer telecommunications subsidies to parochial schools. Observers say…

Use These Tools To Help Computer Users With Special Needs and Disabilities

Technology & Learning, November/December 1998, p. 55 Technology & Learning profiles leading sources of computer software and hardware that are designed to assist special-needs learners and persons with disabilities who…

This state-of-the-art high school shows the power of an educator’s dream…and $37 million

When officials of the Portsmouth, Va., Public Schools decided to build a new high school with state-of-the-art technology, it was the realization of a dream for Erma Curtis-Evans, the district’s…

Five Ways To Win More Funding For Your Computer Training Programs

Converge, November 1998 http://www.convergemag.com/Publications/CNVGNov98/fundingtech/fundingtech.shtm Nearly every major grant-giving education foundation has line items for training teachers to use technology in the classroom. Many organizations’ funding priorities especially emphasize funding programs…

License plate sales fund school technology

An innovative South Carolina program to raise money for school computers by selling special license plates got a boost in September from an insurance software company. Policy Management Systems Corp.…

As letters go out, applications pour in

On Dec. 1, 1998 the SLC began accepting applications for the 1999-2000 eRate. The new window opened just as applicants were beginning to see the fruits of their labors from…

Ten Foolproof Steps For Outsourcing Network Support

T.H.E. Journal, November 1998, p. 22 http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/98/nov/specrep.html Many schools are discovering that it’s easier to find an independent contractor to build and maintain their internal computer networks than to perform…

Funding Toolbox: Seven ways to build your fundraising team

With the recent passing of the federal budget bill–giving more dollars than ever before to school technology–plus the rash of grants for technology from major corporate and private grantors, now’s…