The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning, SETDA continues to advocate for increasing robust access both in and out of school to best prepare all students for college and careers. This 2016 report expands on earlier recommendations from SETDA’s groundbreaking report, The Broadband Imperative: Recommendations to Address K-12 Education Infrastructure Needs and SETDA and Common Sense Kids Action’s State K-12 Broadband Leadership: Driving Connectivity and Access report.
1. Increase Infrastructure to Support Student-Centered Learning
2. Design Infrastructure to Meet Capacity Targets
3. Ensure Equity of Access for All Students Outside of School
4. Leverage State Resources to Increase Broadband Access
Below are multiple resources related to the report and release:
- Event archive: https://youtu.be/AVt8LWwsPKw.
- Presentation via SlideShare
- Events Page on SETDA.org
- Overview Document (6 page): Print copies will be available at the Leadership Summit
- Press Release
- Education Week: Schools Should Widen Bandwidth Capacity, State Ed Tech Directors Say
- edScoop: Education Leaders Call for New Broadband Target
- EdNET Insight: SETDA Releases The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning
- THE Journal: SETDA Raises Broadband Targets for Learning in the Digital Age
- SETDA Affiliate MORENet’s Blog Post
- Mentions in MDR and Fritzwire Updates
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