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  • State Examplars: How are states demonstrating leadership in digital learning ?

    June 19th, 2015 by

    SETDA and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University College of Education recently co-released the national report, State Digital Learning Exemplars: Highlights from states leading change through policies and funding. Both organizations are eager to share examples of states, districts and schools that are making investments in devices, bandwidth, networking, training and […]

  • 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: 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 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 […]

  • Report of the Task Force on Learning and the Internet

    June 17th, 2014 by

    Today, the non-partisan Aspen Institute Task Force on Learning and the Internet is issuing its report, Learner at the Center of a Networked World, based on a year’s worth of deliberations, research, and outreach (a live webcast of the event can be viewed at 3:30pm ET today at: The 100+ page report offers a wealth […]

  • SETDA in the News: April 2014 Roundup

    May 9th, 2014 by

    April showers may bring May flowers – but apparently not for inBloom. Issues related to the controversy surrounding and ultimate winding down of the nonprofit were the basis for a large number of stories in April 2014 that cited SETDA research and views about K-12 educational technology policy and practice. Other big stories of the […]

  • Student Privacy Best Practices for Use of Online Educational Services

    April 27th, 2014 by

    The US Department of Education’s Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) was established to serve as a “one-stop” resource for education stakeholders to learn about data privacy, confidentiality, and security practices related to student-level longitudinal data systems and other uses of student data. Earlier this month, the PTAC released an important document, Protecting Student Privacy While […]

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