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Back to School: the High-Tech Way

As we head back-to-school, students are entering classrooms that are more connected than ever. At Connected Tennessee, we are participating in a variety of educational technology initiatives, including the newly launched program, Edified.

Edified is Connected Nation's new education initiative that seeks to increase the deployment of the latest mobile technology, robust wireless connectivity, education apps, and twenty-first century teaching practice in America's K-12 schools, colleges, and universities. Edified builds partnerships with technology companies, education research organizations, broadband providers, and distinguished educators who desire to work collaboratively to promote technology solutions that have great potential to revolutionize learning and education outcomes. 

During this month, we invite you to explore Edified and other success stories of technology in education. 

 

Education Maps

 

The largest 100 school districts by county

The largest 100 schools districts by state 

E-Rate funding by state

 
 
 

2012

September 2012 is Broadband and Education Month!

Connected Tennessee works daily to showcase the vital role that broadband plays in the educational experience. From printer distributions to digital literacy training, we are committed to expanding the adoption, access, and use of broadband. 

Check back frequently for updates. 

 

 

2012 Broadband and Education Maps

 

High School Dropout Rate
Percent of County Residents with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher
Percent of County Residents with a High School Diploma
 
 

How Can You Help Expand Broadband at Community Anchor Institutions?

As part its of commitment to adoption, access, and use, Connected Tennessee is collecting broadband adoption information about Community Anchor Institutions including K-12 schools, universities, libraries, hospitals/emergency medical facilities, and public safety facilities across the United States.

We invite you to complete our short survey. 

 

2012 Broadband and Education in Action

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