The Congressional Research Service issued the following report highlighting models of state broadband leadership and solutions to inform plans around efficiently delivering broadband to all areas, especially under-served regions:
State Broadband Initiatives: Selected State and Local Approaches as Potential Models for Federal Initiatives to Address the Digital Divide
The report is a close cousin to SETDA’s various iterations of The Broadband Imperative and highlights the great work of many of our SETDA members. We may want to lean on its content to shine a light on our own best-practices programs and argue for CARES Act and other funding sources to expand broadband in our states and regions.
State Student Data Privacy and Security Highlights Review for NY, VA, CO, CA, and NH.
This federal student data privacy resource is designed to provide school districts with a concise overview of federal data privacy laws along with five action ideas they can implement in their own systems. Download all the State Papers: https://www.catchon.com/resource_library/student-data-privacy-resources/
Tech for Learners is a project by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and their partner organizations to support to those involved in education at all levels and from all communities as they scale up capabilities for online learning.
Example of a letter home to families with resources and links.
We have compiled a list of resources to continue the process of home learning. Early childhood through Grade 12, plus Special Education, English Learners, etc.
Northshore’s educators are considering ways to revise their approach to teaching and learning. Trying on new or different practices that involve online learning tools is one aspect of this work. Teaching students about and encouraging them to utilize the 21st Century skills related to digital learning, critical thinking, problem-solving and collaboration invites creativity and contributes to their overall success as a citizen of our community.
Guidance and resources for remote learning from the Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology.
A description of the process and evidence used to verify that a minimum of five clock hours of instruction or school work was provided for each student participating on the e-learning day.