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FCC approves $1.5B E-rate increase

The Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 11 voted to increase funding to the federal E-rate program by $1.5 billion. The additional funding comes from a consumer telephone bill increase of…

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District policy change could ban selfies

Whether by design or not, a proposed Wake County school policy change could ban students from taking pictures of themselves and others in school. One of the revisions to the school…

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ED proposes more transparency in teacher prep

The U.S. Department of Education is proposing regulations, including more transparency and real-time feedback, to help ensure teacher training programs are preparing educators who are ready to succeed in the…

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5 ways to make progress with student data

Transparency is one of the first, and most important, steps in ensuring that conversations about student data use--and keeping that data secure and private--remain open and productive. Collecting and using student…

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Course Access policies focus on equitable learning

The answer to ensuring that all students have equitable access to the courses that will prepare them to be college- and career-ready could be found in a state policy known…

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Calif. law targets social media monitoring of students

If California school officials collect information about students’ public posts on social media websites, they must discard this information within a year after a student leaves the district, and…

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School stakeholders urge FCC to adopt net neutrality

Letting broadband companies charge more for content providers to stream their services at faster speeds threatens ed-tech innovation, thousands of school stakeholders argue.…

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eRate changes aim to cut costs, boost efficiency

Starting next year, eRate applicants will be able to see how much other schools are paying for similar kinds of services, under one of many changes designed to keep costs…

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New discount method could help—or hurt—eRate applicants

The FCC’s new eRate rules include important changes in how school districts must calculate their discount percentage. Some districts stand to benefit from these changes, while others could see their…

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‘Buyer’s remorse’ dogging Common Core standards rollout

Millions of students will take new online tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading this year, but policy makers in many states are having buyer's remorse.…

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