Articles: Networks

Katie Kilfoyle Remis
At Mentor Public Schools in Ohio, the IT team set up Chromebooks for all the elementary schools. And as part of the 1-to-1 initiative, high school students will have MacBooks.
How to upgrade your network to handle today’s education traffic
Deborah Yaffe
Common Core supporter Sonja Santelises, a vice president at the Education Trust, says political uncertainty over the standards could destabilize classrooms.
New standards, which shall not be named, will pose technological problems but raise student learning
Katie Kilfoyle Remis
At Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, learning technology department members Jason Bihler and David Bassett work on a server with 7,000 wireless access points.
Technology changes the way school districts buy digital resources
Alison DeNisco
The FCC recommends schools have internet access of  at least 100 Mbps per 1,000 users in the short term. The FCC will provide $1 billion per year for  Wi-Fi connections in 2015 and 2016.
New funds coming to expand district Wi-Fi capacity, but phone and email subsidies will end

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New federal guidelines change the way schools can purchase managed Wi-Fi
Keys to making the necessary network adaptations to support technology-rich learning
Best practices for device management support and ConnectED’s role in 1-to-1 programs
BYOD and 1-to-1 projects are growing in popularity exponentially. District Administration spoke with administrators from four districts around the country about the key considerations before beginning a BYOD or 1-to-1 project, and the steps necessary for a successful implementation, including meeting bandwidth requirements and best practices around professional development.
Years of proven experience made AT&T the clear choice for the Missouri school system