Policy and Legislation


Technology Infrastructure

Federal Ed Tech Funding Under Evaluation for 2020

The nearly $4 billion FCC program enters its fifth year since funding for networking infrastructure became available to schools and libraries. This article examines recent action taken by the FCC that could change how these institutions can access funds beginning in 2020.

Wellness Policies: School Districts Are Only One Year Away from Their First Triennial Assessment

By a minimum of effort at formulating a real district wellness policy, local education authorities can affect the health of all students in schools by inventing a way to concentrate on helping those kids eat better, exercise more, and eliminate properly.

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Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

7 Tips to Ensure Your District Is 'Digital from Day 1'

Three district-level directors of technology share their best practices for ensuring that your digital initiatives are ready to go the moment students set foot in the classroom.

Redrawing School Boundaries with Confidence

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Not a Lot of Coverage

Washington Update

As in most years, the President’s budget request is dead on arrival when it is announced. This year is not much different than those in the past. However, with a divided government, the budget and appropriations process gets a bit more challenging and interesting. The

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Examining Our Priorities



Washington Update: It’s Crunch Time

Legally Speaking

Abuse Prevention

Is your house in order for the new school year?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

A Couple of Things

Legally Speaking

Some Children Are Left Behind

Here is one school safety issue that we can address.

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