Center for Digital Ed Honors Districts for Tech Prowess

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

In the ninth annual Digital School Districts Survey from the Center for Digital Education, owned by e.Republic, Government Technology's parent company, and the National School Boards Association, three school districts received top honors for technology integration.

Overall, the survey ranked school districts by student population in three categories, with at least 10 districts in each category earning recognition for their work. Survey questions and criteria examined and scored areas of digital and emerging technologies, such as use of mobile devices and technology integration into curriculum; leadership and transparency measures including board policies and meetings; strategic planning, data management and safety; and delivery models and professional development, including availability of technology tools and training for teachers and students.

In addition, districts were surveyed on their digital content and curriculum strategy, challenges they face in implementing online assessments aligned with the Common Core State Standards; technology priorities, shared services and cloud computing; infrastructure and networks; and status of bring your own device (BYOD) implementations.

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