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President Signs Jobs Bill

Passed by congress on July 9, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will streamline the federal workforce training system, trimming 15 programs that don’t work, giving schools the opportunity to cater their services to the needs of their region, and empowering businesses to identify what skills workers need fo...

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EdTech 10: “A” is for Access

The letter of the week is “A” for Access, and this week we noticed meaningful movement in expanding it! Check out this week’s top ten edtech news stories that reveal student access to high-quality learning opportunities is on the rise.

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Course Access Can Expand Learning Opportunities to Underserved Students

Newly released, “Leading in an Era of Change: Making the Most of Course Access Programs,” highlights policies and signals an important evolution from school choice to course choice.

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EdTech 10: Special #WIFI4SCHOOLS Edition

On the eve of an important vote by the FCC on E-Rate Modernization, we are dedicating this week’s EdTech 10 list to the top stories supporting the proposed plan.

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Modernizing E-Rate to Connect Kids

The potential of technology to personalize learning, to boost achievement and to better equip learners to thrive in college and career is no secret. Yet, to realize this potential, kids must be connected. All kids.

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TRECA Educational Solutions

TRECA supports Ohio school districts by providing strong leadership, visionary planning, expert technological services, and informational resources.

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Fostering Next Gen Learning: a Q&A with iNACOL’s Susan Patrick

Tom recently discussed next-gen learning with Susan Patrick of iNACOL. Here's a Q&A from their discussion...

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Cage-Busting for Smart Cities

Creating a great education system isn’t just a matter of practice, because rules, regulations, contracts, and cultures can stymie even the most committed educator. But it can’t just be a matter of policy, because what really matters is what educators do in schools—and policies can make people do things but they c...

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