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  • Editor’s Note: It's Time to Plug the School-to-Prison Pipeline
  • Innovator: Philip D. Lanoue, Ph.D., Superintendent, Clarke County School District, Athens, GA
    Under Lanoue's leadership, a high-poverty system has received numerous state recognitions as a model technology district. For his efforts, Lanoue was named one of the nation's top 50 educational innovators in digital learning by Converge magazine, and was named 2015 AASA National Superintendent of the Year.

March 2016 | vol. 47 no. 8

Funding Technology: E-rate Reboot Removes Broadband Hurdles
It has been more than a year since the FCC modernized E-rate. Here's how the latest developments are affecting schools.
3 Ways Technology Supports ELL Instruction
By extending the learning beyond class time, scaffolding instruction, and personalizing education, technology is helping English language learners succeed.
OER for Common Core
How Washington state is using open educational resources to support its Common Core needs.
The Perfect Storm: The Conditions are Right for a Revolution in Curriculum Development
Education experts Elliot Soloway and Cathie Norris explore the factors that make for a perfect storm for overhauling curriculum.
5 Ways Teachers Are Opening Up the World to Special Education Through Technology
Teachers who work with special needs students are finding that technology can not only broaden their students' experiences but engage them in learning, help them retain information, improve their socialization and boost their self-esteem.
4 Ways Teachers Are Learning to Use Technology to Benefit Students with Special Needs
A look at PD for special ed teachers.
Allowing Technology to Amplify Quality Teaching
Tech should amplify the positive pedagogical qualities teachers bring to the classroom.
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