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Case Study: Learner Voice at Maine West High School

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IllinoisP-12

Amplifying learner voice is a priority for Maine West High School in Illinois. The school has created multiple pathways and supports for students to lead, collaborate with their peers, and to advise and engage with school leadership. For example, students, through a formal application process, can j...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Community Partnerships in Ector County Independent School District

happy family sitting and looking at a laptop

Ector County Independent School District, TexasP-12

For Ector County Independent School District (ECISD) in rural West Texas, community partnerships have been integral to connecting learners, families/caregivers, and the community to affordable and available broadband. The beginning of the pandemic revealed that 39 percent of learners lacked either a...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Adoption and Support Call Center from Communities In Schools of Nevada

people working in an office on laptops

NevadaP-12Postsecondary

With schools relying on remote instruction throughout Nevada in the fall of 2020, the “Connecting Kids” public-private partnership was developed between public school districts, charter schools, the Nevada Department of Education, community groups, businesses, state agencies, local municipalitie...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Flexible Supports for Learners and Educators with Digital Access in Roselle Public Schools

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Roselle Public Schools, MarylandP-12Postsecondary

Roselle Public Schools is focused on “Every Student Everyday!” and meeting learners where they are by any means necessary to support learning in digital environments. Their ongoing 1:1 program offers 100 percent access to devices and internet for K-12 learners and provides flexible support for b...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Collaborative State and Community Initiatives for Digital Skills Training in Refugee Communities

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MarylandP-12Postsecondary

During the pandemic, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) sought to strengthen partnerships between refugee resettlement networks and organizations promoting digital equity. In the fall of 2020, MPI partnered with the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees (MORA) to increase digital access and ado...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Learner and Educator Support for Learning and Teaching in Digital Environments at Quinsigamond Community College

eight African-American women around a conference table

MassachusettsPostsecondary

Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) in Massachusetts recognizes the barriers their learners face in accessing broadband and technology tools for learning. They are committed to providing technical and program support to ensure all learners have the necessary resources to be successful in their cour...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Affordable Internet and Devices for California Community College

person carrying laptop

CaliforniaPostsecondary

The Foundation for California Community Colleges collaborates with 73 community college districts and 116 colleges across California. Beginning in 2014, long before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation prioritized digital equity by making broadband and technology tools for learning con...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Knowledge Sharing for Incarcerated Learners by the Vera Institute of Justice

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Postsecondary

The Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) advocates for the expansion of high-quality postsecondary education in prisons to improve the quality of life and increase opportunities post-release for incarcerated individuals. One area of focus within this advocacy is to expand access to broadband and technol...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: Availability through Partnerships with the Jersey City Housing Authority

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New JerseyP-12Postsecondary

The Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) in Jersey City, NJ, provides affordable housing for thousands of families, seniors, and people with disabilities. JCHA had been working with ISPs to ensure residents have affordable internet, especially given a 2019 resident survey found just a third of resid...

Topic: digital equity

Case Study: NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association Promoting Digital Inclusion by Broadband Providers

ethernet cables in a network switch

P-12Postsecondary

NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association represents nearly 850 small broadband providers in the most rural regions of the U.S. Consistent with its long-standing commitment to increasing broadband adoption and usage, NTCA has created focused resources to support rural broadband providers' digital inclu...

Topic: digital equity

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