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ERIC Number: ED561968
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Digital Learning in California's K-12 Schools. Just the Facts
Gao, Niu
Public Policy Institute of California
This fact page briefly discusses the following facts on digital learning in California's K-12: (1) As California implements new tests in its K-12 schools, technology infrastructure is a key concern; (2) Many districts are confident that they had enough bandwidth for online field tests; (3) Digital learning will require significantly greater bandwidth than testing; (4) Rural schools and districts are especially challenged; (5) Broadband costs significantly more in the smallest and largest schools, and all schools face ongoing costs; and (6) Federal policies and programs might help California schools update their technological infrastructures. Charts are presented on the following topics: (1) Large shares of schools and districts lack sufficient bandwidth for digital learning; and (2) Rural districts and schools are being left behind in the digital race.
Public Policy Institute of California. 500 Washington Street Suite 800, San Francisco, CA 94111. Tel: 415-291-4400; Fax: 415-291-4401; Web site: http://www.ppic.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Policy Institute of California
Identifiers - Location: California