Equity of Access

For years, equity of access in education has referred to the ability of all students to receive an education from qualified teachers in buildings that are safe and conducive to learning in a district with sufficient resources that are reasonably equal among other schools in the same state.  In short, all students should have an equal opportunity to succeed.  Technology has added another dimension to the equation, as it opens up a much broader and richer array of resources and information.  Equity of access now includes access to devices to use digital content and connect to fellow students, educators and experts throughout the world.  It also means sufficient high-speed broadband to the district, the school building, the classroom and the home.

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    State K-12 Broadband Leadership

    SETDA and Common Sense Kids Action's report, State K-12 Broadband Leadership: Driving Connectivity and Access highlights the powerful impact of state leadership in driving critical policy decisions at the national and state level to support broadband networks, bandwidth capacity and home access for low-income families. Educators, policy makers and the private sector will benefit from organized and accessible [...]
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    Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning

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