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Four Essential Mandates for 21st Century Districts

This past fall, some of the nation’s top school CIOs and administrators gathered in Trenton, New Jersey for the inaugural SchoolCIO Leadership Summit.
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This past fall, some of the nation’s top school CIOs and administrators gathered in Trenton, New Jersey for the inaugural SchoolCIO Leadership Summit. These education experts highlighted four key topics of concern for 21st-century K-12 schools – assessment, infrastructure, students, and content – and discussed specific ways their districts have addressed these issues. In this special report, SchoolCIO and Tech & Learning highlight vital takeaways from these discussions.

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