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Results: Postsecondary (14 Stories)

Digital Equity Champions for All Learners: Arizona’s Digital Equity Institute Encourages States to Co-Create of Solutions with Communities

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ArizonaP-12Postsecondary

The Digital Equity Institute (DEI) is a non-profit, civic organization that advances digital equity and inclusion. Their approach includes delivering inclusive digital literacy curriculum and building community-responsive digital navigator programs. For example, the Digital Equity Institute has part...

Topic: Digital Equity

Digital Equity Champions for All Learners: AT&T Addresses Broadband Availability, Affordability, and Adoption

P-12Postsecondary

AT&T’s efforts to advance digital equity for learners address broadband access from the perspectives of availability, affordability, and adoption. AT&T Assistant Vice President Meredith Williams attended the U.S. Department of Education’s National Digital Equity Summit in September 2022....

Topic: Digital Equity

Digital Equity Champions for All Learners: #OaklandUndivided Advances Tech Access from “Cradle to Career”

Oakland Unified School District, CaliforniaP-12Postsecondary

In May 2020, the City of Oakland, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), Oakland Public Education Fund, TechExchange, and the Oakland Promise launched #OaklandUndivided, an equity-based, collective impact initiative to close the digital divide. Through their efforts, nearly all 50,000+ OUSD student...

Topic: Digital Equity

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

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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

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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

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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