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A Critical Facet

E-rate funding for web hosting connects parents to district and student success. GUEST COLUMN | by Edward S. Marflak  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently working to develop new regulations to modernize the E-rate funding program for K-12 districts. One of … Continue reading

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The Social Challenge

Groundbreaking technology that could have significant implications in autism therapy. GUEST COLUMN | by Richard Margolin The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced a study stating 1 in 68 children have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – … Continue reading

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STEM Matters

Attracting K-12 students to science, technology, engineering and mathematics through competition. GUEST COLUMN | by Bernie Skoch The United States is losing the global race in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies. Results from the 2012 Program for International … Continue reading

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Left to Their Own Smart Devices

3 lessons educators can learn from the enterprise BYOD trend. GUEST COLUMN | by Omer Eiferman As anyone immersed in education will tell you, today’s students rely on their mobile devices more than ever before. According to a recent Pew … Continue reading

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E-Rate Update

The program’s guidelines haven’t been updated since its 1996 introduction.   GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Cruzan On March 6, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Public Notice revealing E-rate program reforms under consideration by the agency. The notice … Continue reading

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