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ERIC Number: ED532314
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 134
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
SETDA Case Studies 2012
State Educational Technology Directors Association
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) published a series of case studies from 28 states to showcase examples of how ARRA EETT ("American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Enhancing Education Through Technology") grant funds have impacted teaching and learning. SETDA collected data for the case studies through a variety of mechanisms, including a detailed survey of the participating Local Education Agencies (LEAs), personal interviews with grant managers and teachers, and reviews of state and local program evaluations. The case studies in this paper highlight powerful examples of innovations resulting from the federal state/local partnerships created by the EETT program. They illustrate what can happen when "seed money" in the form of federal grants is leveraged by states, local school districts, and individual schools. Teachers and students across the country continue to benefit from these innovative programs as shown by higher formative and standardized test scores, increased technology literacy and technology integration, improved access to both digital curriculum resources and project-based learning initiatives, and increased student engagement.
State Educational Technology Directors Association. P.O. Box 10, Glen Burnie, MD 21060. Tel: 410-757-3342; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA)
Identifiers - Location: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Georgia; Iowa; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Michigan; Missouri; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009