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Tech Companies Commit $750 Million in Products and Services to Schools

Tech Companies Commit $750 Million in Products and Services to Schools

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama is announcing commitments from U.S. companies totaling about $750 million to connect more students to high-speed Internet.

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Finding Solutions for Tech Troubles In Schools

Finding Solutions for Tech Troubles In Schools

| April 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

With the onset of the Common Core State Standards, which teachers are expected to implement next year, and the growth of blended learning, the role of digital resources both for instruction and assessment has come under close scrutiny. The quickly shifting landscape is leaving many Internet Technology directors worrying that they won’t be able to […]

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Schools and Libraries Still Living in Dial-Up Age

Schools and Libraries Still Living in Dial-Up Age

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brad Parbs Remember the agony of waiting for a Web site to load, before broadband was widely available? According to a recent survey, a lot of American schools and libraries are still living in that era. Only 35% of public libraries have broadband speeds between 1.5 Mbps and 10 Mbps (a rather broad range); 34.7% […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

| March 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

A federal judge threw out a proposed settlement between publishers, authors, and Google Books this week, throwing into question the future of Google’s massive efforts to digitize the world’s literature and make it available for search. The proposed settlement went “too far,” according to the judge, giving Google too much control over “orphan works,” those […]

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