White Papers

Welcome to our free K-12-technology-in-the-classroom white paper and case study library from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.If you have any questions or comments about our webcasts please contact Mallory Bundy via email.


K-12 School Communications Report Card

Access this 2013 study that provides a valuable snapshot of the current state of communications in school districts across the country. You’ll discover what school, district and education professionals have identified as the top priorities for today’s school communication systems, along with their perceptions of where their current systems succeed and fall short, plus so much more.


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Your IT Environment for Today and Tomorrow: What You Need to Know About Windows 8

Download this whitepaper to see how both Dell and Microsoft work together to simplify your IT. Windows 8 is ready to give your business the tools you need to meet your workers' changing IT needs in a way that's reliable, productive and secure.


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Industry Perspective: Transforming Professional Development for 21st Century Educators

A new six-point approach to professional development aims to increase teacher effectiveness, address achievement gaps in student performance, and create lasting success in the 21st century classroom.

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Rowan-Salisbury School System
North Carolina School District Uses WLAN to Expand Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

The Rowan-Salisbury School System is comprised of 35 schools, about 20,000 students, and roughly 3,000 employees. They were facing the growth pains that come for school districts that embrace high-tech trends. They needed to accommodate an influx of Apple iPads, iPod Touches, laptops, and other popular Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices on its wireless network. Learn how the Rowan-Salisbury School System deployed a Wireless LAN that allowed students to use the same device in the classroom as they use at home, providing an enriched learning experience for the students.


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Riverside Unified School District
Large School District Implements One-to-One Tablet Computer Program

Like any massive school district, RUSD faces a mobile-device onslaught, especially because the district is implementing a one-to-one program using tablet computers. This tablet program drove the need for a high-performance, scalable, reliable WLAN at the schools. Learn about the wireless LAN deployment at RUSD and the benefits they’re seeing from having wireless and future plans for their WLAN deployment.


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Protecting School Networks In The Age of BYOD

Computer and Internet use in K-12 schools has evolved from a “nice to have” into a “must have” as educators, parents and school boards recognize how engaging, individualized curriculum can enrich the student learning experience and demonstrably improve standardized test scores.


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Nationally Ranked Texas School District Achieves More for Less with Xirrus Wireless Arrays

Plano Independent School District (ISD) covers approximately 100 square miles, encompassing the city of Plano, the ninth largest municipal in Texas. The district currently employees 7,000 faculty and staff members and educates over 55,000 students per year. Plano ISD has achieved national recognition for its high academic standards.


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Wireless Solutions for Primary/Secondary Schools

Smart schools improve learning with intelligent wireless networking.