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Alliance in the News

Groups Urge FCC to Rethink Lifeline Decision

March 16, 2017
Source: Politico Morning Education

Education groups are asking the FCC to reconsider its rollback of the Lifeline program. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai removed nine companies as Lifeline broadband providers earlier this year, pointing to...

A Local School Works to Reduce Risks for Children with Incarcerated Parents

March 09, 2017
Source: Oklahoma Gazette

Some studies seem to show that children with a mom, dad or both parents in prison are six times more likely than their peers to end up behind bars. Similarly, Alliance for Excellent Education...

​Expanding Access to Edtech Isn’t Enough. We Need to Make Sure It Works, Too

March 04, 2017
Source: EdSurge News

Edtech is a vital precursor to “work tech”—the tools that today’s students will need to leverage in college, career training and eventually the workplace. In an economy that is moving rapidly...

U.S. Schools Taking International Test To See How They Stack Up Globally

March 01, 2017
Source: Huffington Post

To ensure their students are receiving the education they will need to succeed in a global economy, two California schools joined some 475 schools nationwide to see how their students measure up...

Seven Gears Principals Can Leverage to Enhance Technology Use

March 01, 2017
Source: Seven gears principals can leverage to enhance technology use

Over the past decade as many school budgets have remained stagnant, spending in educational technology has climbed to record levels, with no signs of slowing. As schools around the country consider...

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
Source: http://elpasoheraldpost.com/socorro-isd-students-celebrate-digital-learning-day/

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...

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