States’ digital learning programs, efforts are profiles in a report from SETDA and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

digital-learningThe State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at N.C. State’s College of Education have co-released a national report highlighting examples of digital learning across various states.

As State Digital Learning Exemplars National Report: Highlights from states leading change through policies and funding reveals, states are striving to support the expansion of technology tools and resources in K-12 education through state policies, programs and funding in order to provide digital learning opportunities for all students.

The paper highlights examples of states with policies in support of 5 key areas: innovative funding streams and policy, digital content, human capacity, network infrastructure and data management and privacy.

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