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Vision K-20 Survey Results Are In
At ISTE 2011, the Software &
Information Industry Association
(SIIA) revealed preliminary results
from its fourth annual Vision K-20
Survey, designed to help educators
monitor their institution’s progress at
achieving the Vision for K-20. Here
are preliminary highlights:
¦ Based on 273 early responders, average
scores for achieving the Vision’s
seven goals ranged from 55 to 66
percent for K-12 districts.
¦ Average scores for meeting the five
measures of progress ranged from
45 to 67 percent.
¦ The two benchmarks with the highest
level of achievement included
security tools to protect student
data and privacy (85 vs. 84 percent)
and the availability of highspeed
broadband access for robust
communication, administrative and
instructional needs (85 vs 84 percent).
Final results were released July 27
(after this issue went to press).
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