The websites of all public schools and schools that receive any federal funding must by law be accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities.
Haben Girma, author of Haben: The DeafBlind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law shared advice for making schools more accessible for students.
To be eligible to apply to the program, low-income applicants simply need to show they are participating in one of more than a dozen different government assistance programs.
“One out of every 300 Americans will attend a New York City school. Ensuring all of these students have access to technology is crucial. “ -- NYCDOE Chancellor Richard Carranza
From inconsistent homework policies to a perceived lack of empathy and understanding from their teachers, the students were coming at the digital equity issue from a whole different angle.
Results reveal that the E-rate program remains critical in establishing broadband connectivity for schools and libraries.
Why not make accessible the default, rather than a technique that content creators must be trained in and work to access?
“In order to provide personalized learning experiences for students to best prepare them for college and careers, and to compete in a global economy, all schools need access to reliable, high-speed broadband," said SETDA's incoming Executive Director, Candice Dodson.
“These upgrades are part of our commitment to deeper integration with various teaching tools,” said Arne Bergby, CEO of itslearning.
"Equitable access for all means that every child can have a fun experience learning at school and at home with PebbleGo,” said Darin Rasmussen, VP of Digital Product Development.
Closed captioning helps students during presentations by making content more accessible and inclusive.