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Alliance in the News

Congress May Turn Focus to Higher Ed. Law’s Renewal

February 28, 2017
Source: Education Week

Education advocates are watching to see how the administration handles the various sorts of data students generate in the higher education system. At the broadest level, an improved HEA would better...

Educators Discuss Accomplishments and Challenges with Digital Learning

February 24, 2017
Source: Center for Digital Education

When the Alliance for Excellent Education held its first Digital Learning Day in 2012, it included a small number of digital innovators, according to alliance President Bob Wise. At that time,...

Socorro ISD Students to Celebrate Digital Learning Day

February 22, 2017

Among the endless opportunities Team SISD offers for students to achieve success, technology remains at the forefront as the district provides increased access to the latest digital resources and...

Getting Smart Podcast: Partnerships Propel Readiness Results with a Focus on Equity

February 22, 2017
Source: Getting Smart

In this podcast by Getting Smart, Alliance President Bob Wise discusses the importance of helping today’s students become college, career, and life ready, and how a partnership approach to this...

Educators Fear Trump FCC Appointee Wants to Slash Money for School Internet Access

February 22, 2017
Source: Kansas City Star

The Trump administration has trashed a report touting the successes of the federal E-Rate program that is putting nearly $4 billion a year into equalizing schools’ access to the internet. And...

Digital Learning Day set for Thursday

February 20, 2017
Source: The News Courier

The DOE will collaborate with the Alliance for Excellent Education in the national campaign, designed to celebrate innovative teaching and highlight practices that make learning more personalized and...

Digital Learning Day is Feb. 23. Here’s How to Celebrate

February 16, 2017
Source: THE Journal

Digital technology is helping educators re-conceive teaching and learning in new and intriguing ways, and schools around the world are experiencing a transformation with tech’s use in the...

Waco ISD sees positive signs in preventing teacher turnover

February 14, 2017
Source: Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Independent School District officials say they are seeing signs of success in their work to tackle high teacher turnover rates. Waco ISD’s teacher turnover rate is the best it has been in four...

Talk Edtech with Teachers Across Delaware During Digital Learning Day

February 08, 2017
Source: Technically Delaware

In today’s classroom, there are opportunities to teach with hundreds of constantly developing digital technologies. From digital devices to educational software and mobile apps, the potential for...

GCPS Among 3 Districts to Measure Students Across Global Economy

February 01, 2017
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Gwinnett County Public Schools is receiving national attention for a test that it first piloted in 2014 to measure how students perform in a global economy using international benchmarks. A case...

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