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Strategies & Insights for Technology Leaders in K-12 4/28/2022

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  • Navigating Schools' Liability Shifts Following the Oxford High School Shooting

    A Michigan school district is being held legally accountable for the tragic shooting that took place at its Oxford High School last year, marking an undeniable shift in liability when it comes to school shootings — signaling a shift that school districts can be held responsible for acts of violence on campuses, regardless of whether they had the right technology and protocols in place to help staff identify warning signs and take appropriate preventative action.

  • Closing the U.S. Homework Gap Using Unlicensed Spectrum

    Almost 17 million students had no access to the internet in their homes at the start of the pandemic, while many more were impeded by unreliable internet connectivity and slow speeds. This divide wasn’t only restricted to rural locations; it was mirrored in towns and cities too.

  • What Educators Need to Know About Assistive Tech Tools: Q&A with Texthelp CEO

    Texthelp CEO Martin McKay dives into the growing need for assistive technology, explaining what such features schools should look for when choosing learning platforms, and how accessibility tech tools help all learners — not just the one student in five with a language-based disability.


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