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Digital Equity Champions for All Learners: Diné College Uses Culturally Responsive Strategies to Support Inclusion across the Navajo Nation

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ArizonaPostsecondary

Diné College is the first tribally controlled college in the United States. The college serves the far-reaching rural needs of the 400,000-member Navajo Nation, including 200,000 citizens beyond the Nation’s borders, through its main campus in Tsaile, AZ and six additional campuses and microsites...

Topic: Digital Equity

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

Beyond Textbooks

Vail Unified School District, ArizonaP-12

The Vail Unified School District is a K-12 district that encompasses a large geographic area to the southeast of Tucson, Arizona serving over 12,000 students attending 18 schools. The Challenge In the early 2000’s Vail improved in the state standings academically and leaders began to reflect o...

Topics: Openly Licensed Educational Resources, strategic planning

Developing a STEM Identity

Maricopa County Education Service Agency, ArizonaP-12

Maricopa County Education Service Agency (MCESA), under the direction of Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools, is dedicated to ensuring that all school-age children in the county graduate college- and career-ready. MCESA builds alliance partnerships that provide leadership, services and program...

Topics: accessibility, strategic planning

Internet access to low-income homes

Sunnyside Unified School District, ArizonaP-12

Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Arizona, is an example of a district pursuing strategies to connect students when they are off campus. It is the 13th largest school district of the state with 19 schools. Nearly 90% of the district’s 17,265 students identify as Hispanic. Additionally, ...

Topic: Connectivity

When Bus Rides Become Hotspots

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Sunnyside Unified School District, ArizonaP-12

Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Arizona, is an example of a district pursuing strategies to connect students when they are off campus. With its 19 schools, Sunnyside is the 13th largest school district in the state. Nearly 90% of the district’s 17,265 students identify as Hispanic. Ad...

Topic: Connectivity