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E-Rate Begins at Home

If we know anything at all about the impact of technology on learning, we know that students must be able to use it when they need it, as long as they need it.

North Carolina District Goes Digital for College and Career Readiness

Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina has embarked on a digital conversion initiative, shifting from traditional instruction to digital, data-driven instruction models.

Printed sign: Reform e-rate now!

E-Rate Reform Is 'Going to Happen.' But How?

The first steps toward comprehensive E-Rate reform have already been taken. What should schools expect?

Aerohive Rolls Out 2 New 802.11ac Gigabit WiFi Access Points

Aerohive Networks has released two new wireless access points (APs) that support the leading edge 802.11ac gigabit wireless standard.

The 4 Keys to Creating an Ideal Virtual Desktop Environment

The CIO of Lone Star College System discusses how to evaluate desktop virtualization opportunities, set up pilots, and ultimately establish a reliable production environment.

7 Simple Tips for Getting Your IT Issues Solved Faster

It may surprise you to learn that IT really is listening. One pro shares how educators can build rapport with IT and get problems fixed faster.

Kansas District Encourages BYOD with Guest Access and Beefed-Up WiFi

Goddard Public Schools now offers secure guest BYOD wireless access that lets students, staff, and others obtain the same filtered Internet access on their personal devices as they get on school-owned devices.

Contest To Award Free WiFi for Schools

Netgear has opened its new "WiFi My School" contest, which will award wireless networking gear and network attached storage devices to five winning schools.

Broadband Comes Up Short in Most School Districts

A preliminary report from a survey of K-12 school districts has revealed that 99 percent of all districts in the United States will need broadband upgrades within the next three years.

Intel Launches Multicore SoCs Supporting Android and Windows 8 Mobile Devices

The Intel Atom Z3000 processor series (Bay Trail-T) is the company's first mobile multicore system on a chip and will be available in tablets and 2-in-1 devices running Android and Windows 8.

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