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Strategies & Insights for Technology Leaders in K-12 10/28/2021

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  • Digital Promise Research Project to Focus on Digital Learning at Scale

    Education innovator Digital Promise has launched a new network that's intended to inspire research on digital learning at scale in both K-12 and higher education. SEERNet is a five-year program with a model that differs from the traditional approach of research.

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator Web Betas Released

    Adobe has released web betas of two of its flagship software tools, Photoshop and Illustrator. A wide range of updates to these and other Creative Cloud tools were also announced today at Adobe MAX.

  • Zoom Updates Address Low Bandwidth for Teachers

    Zoom has introduced several new features designed specifically for educators.

  • Latest Canvas LMS Includes Updates to Discussions, Studio, Catalog and Elementary

    Instructure introduced new functionality and features to Canvas, its learning management platform, during its latest user conference. The company also reminded the Canvas community that the year has brought many updates to its other products as well.

  • Burke County Schools Adds Support for Wi-Fi 6 Devices

    Earlier this year, a school district in North Carolina refreshed its wireless network, to support devices with Wi-Fi 6 capacity — before they began appearing in classrooms. Burke County Public Schools distributed 1,500 new access points to its 27 schools, using equipment from Cambium Networks (previously Xirrus).

  • Harris County Building Private LTE Network to Reach Rural Families

    The Texas county that houses Houston will be rolling out a private LTE network using Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum. The major beneficiary for the initial phase will be families with students that lack high-speed internet access. The project is being funded with CARES Act money.

  • LINQ Moves ERP System to Cloud

    Education technology company LINQ said it will be moving its enterprise resource planning suite of products to the cloud in January for all of its customers. The company, which produces a K-12-specific ERP system, is making the transition to enable district and school administrators and staff members to work from anywhere.


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