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Strategies & Insights for Technology Leaders in K-12 11/4/2021

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  • 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).

  • Google Docs Gets Updated Citation Feature

    Google has released an update to Google Docs, updating the citation tool to "streamline the citations process, ensure correct formatting, and reduce the chances of manual errors."

  • 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.

  • Nonprofit EducationSuperHighway Aims for Helping Fill Household Broadband Gap

    EducationSuperHighway is shifting its attention away from the needs of K-12 internet connectivity and to the unconnected American household. The nonprofit, which helped close down the "classroom connectivity gap," has a new mission: to make sure the 18.1 million households that can't afford to connect to broadband get it.


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