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School Leadership’s Guide to Career and Technical Education

Knowing how to take your Career and Technical Education (CTE) offerings to the next level can be daunting. We’ve developed a comprehensive guide to help school and district leaders like you enhance your CTE offerings to grow and adapt over time.


Legacy phone lines are draining your profits

Legacy analog phone lines, also known as Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS), are becoming more expensive to maintain, leading many schools to seek alternatives. These POTS lines are used in life safety systems such as fire alarms, building entry systems and fax machines. However, carriers are phasing out these lines, charging more and providing less support.


Beyond the Homework Gap: Leveraging Technology to Support Equity of Learning Experiences in School

The role of technology as an agent for creating more leveled playing fields for student learning is not new – but it has not been fully articulated before now. As a result of using technology as a platform for remote learning, both teachers and administrators now place a higher valuation on the role of technology to support students’ future success.


Beyond The IT Department: The Emergence of the CIO as a Digital Leader in K-12 Districts

The pandemic and resulting seismic shifts in school models opened the eyes of many to see technology use through a new lens. Now, armed with these experiential sightlines, many K-12 teachers, principals, administrators, and staff are investigating how to more effectively use technology resources to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness, including in teaching and learning.


A New Era for K-12 Cyber Resilience

In a ransomware attack, malicious actors lock up data and systems, holding them hostage in an effort to extort a fee from the victim. The rising frequency of this type of attack has profound implications for K–12, beyond just the potential financial loss.


EdTech Top 40: A Look at K-12 EdTech Engagement During the 2022-23 School Year

It’s no secret that educational technology has become integral to teaching and learning—both in and out of the K-12 classroom—and administrators, educators, and students alike continue to access and rely on a wide range of edtech tools that enhance the learning process.


Gain Visibility to your EdTech Ecosystem with the Free Inventory Dashboard

Building an effective edtech ecosystem starts with understanding what’s being used. The Inventory Dashboard from LearnPlatform by Instructure enables local education agencies to discover the holistic scope of tools their students and teachers access.


K–12 Cybersecurity: Solutions for Improving Your Security Posture with the AWS K12 Cyber Grant

On August 7, Amazon Web Services joined the White House, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Education, and other leaders in government, industry, and the education community to improve the cybersecurity resilience of K–12 education communities. As part of the White House Back to School Safely Cybersecurity Summit, AWS committed $20 million for a K12 Cyber Grant Program to help schools implement cloud-based cybersecurity solutions.