For District and State Leaders
District and state leaders have the ability to make an exponential impact on learning in their local or state educational agencies. The following resources are available to support leaders in using technology to transform learning.
This letter provides some examples of how funds under Titles I through IV of the ESEA, as amended by the ESSA, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), may support the use of technology to improve instruction and student outcomes.
In spring 2020, the Office of Educational Technology (OET) hosted a series of listening sessions with state leaders—from state educational agencies (SEAs), state broadband offices, state libraries, and state economic development agencies—to identify what digital equity issues were magnified as a result of school closings, what immediate actions states were taking to address these issues, and what long-term solutions were being considered to sustainably address these issues.