“It’s refreshing to see members of Congress put aside politics to do what is right by our country’s students and educators,” said ISTE CEO Richard Culatta.
Today, EducationSuperHighway released its annual State of the States report, highlighting the completion of its mission to close the K-12 classroom connectivity gap.
A 2016 survey of 1,200 parents revealed that while 94 percent of families are connected to the internet, 23 percent access it on mobile devices, 26 percent share a single computer and 20 percent experienced loss of internet service due to lack of payment
The award recognizes national, state or local officials who have promoted the use of classroom technology to improve teaching and learning.
The seven Mercury schools that have taken on the redesign challenge are creating schools based on the needs of their specific students and families, instead of the agrarian calendar that has determined school schedules in the past.