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  • SETDA Strongly Opposes Chairman Pai’s EBS Report and Order

    June 20th, 2019 by

    SETDA strongly opposes Chairman Pai’s draft Educational Broadband Service Report & Order, which proposes to further marginalize rural students that lack access to high capacity broadband. SETDA Executive Director, Candice Dodson said, “the Chairman’s proposal cites dated uses of EBS licenses and the FCC’s two-decade failure to grant new licenses as the basis for handing […]

  • SETDA Opposes FCC’s Universal Service Funds CAP

    June 12th, 2019 by

    SETDA opposes the FCC’s proposal to sweep the E-rate and other Universal Service Fund programs under a single budgetary cap and “prioritize” them. The USF is a vital tool for state leaders working to connect students to high capacity broadband at school and at home and this proposal threatens the system’s success. SETDA’s Executive Director, […]

  • Vermont Teachers Share Reflections from the Student Voices Experiences

    April 17th, 2019 by

    This is a guest post written by Grace Borst, Innovation Specialist at St. Albans City School, Vermont. St. Albans City School was the 2018 Student Voices Award winner.  November 4th was the first day of a unique and memorable experience for six students, two teachers, and one principal from St. Albans City School in Vermont. […]

  • Looking for the Best Sources of Content for Ed Tech ?

    May 11th, 2015 by

    Ed Tech Update has the answer… SETDA is excited to share Ed Tech Update. This site and newsletter brings together the largest set of industry thought leaders writing about educational technology to support ed tech professionals. Keeping up with experts publishing content all over the web is a challenge; it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all […]

  • SETDA in the News: February Round Up

    March 17th, 2015 by

    February may have buried many in the Northeastern part of the United States in snow, but here in Washington, DC, there was lots of action with potential new legislation that will support technology in our schools across the nation. Below are a few highlights of  what’s happened (and is continuing to happen) in and around […]

  • SETDA in the News: January 2015 Round Up

    February 11th, 2015 by

    January 2015 brought lots of renewed energy and excitement to  SETDA.  At the beginning of the month, the Board of Director’s announced a new interim executive director Lan Neugent. Lan recently retired as the Assistant Superintendent for Technology, Career and Adult Education at the Virginia Department of Education. Under his direction, Technology, Career and Adult […]

  • SETDA in the News: November/December 2014

    January 16th, 2015 by

    Below is a snapshot of some of the news stories referencing SETDA news and views during the last two months of 2014. Topics included everything from E-rate modernization to interoperability and privacy to the beginnings of the conversation about the educational technology legacy for the Obama Administration. During the month of December, SETDA also launched […]

  • SETDA in 2014: Year in Review

    December 18th, 2014 by

    As the calendar year draws to a close and we take time to celebrate family and the holiday season, all of us at SETDA want to wish you a happy, healthy, and productive new year. Over the course of 2014, SETDA worked with you to identify and shed light on emerging issues, share best practices […]

  • SETDA in the News: October 2014 Round Up

    November 18th, 2014 by

    October was a particularly busy month for SETDA as we hosted our annual Leadership Summit and Education Forum from the 26th-29th in the Washington, DC area. Our annual Leadership Summit is a unique event designed by and for state and national education leaders, focused on the full range of policies and practices necessary to advance […]

  • SETDA in the News: September 2014 Round Up

    October 10th, 2014 by

    September is always a busy month filled with the excitement of a new school year for students, teachers and parents alike. As another school years kicks off, this is a great opportunity to reflect the newness that surrounds us. This September was particularly exciting because many schools had (and still have) the opportunity to increase […]

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