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Rural New Mexico school district upgrades to fiber; gives students greater access to digital learning

Located in the rural southeast corner of New Mexico near the Texas border, Jal Public Schools struggled with slow copper T-1 connections to support the Internet needs of their nearly 500 students. According to David Verschueren, the school district’s Technology … Read More

Yavapai County districts band together for bandwidth upgrades

Leaders in Yavapai County in Arizona are no strangers to the challenges associated with connecting students to high-speed Internet. Mountainous and rugged terrain has led to large stretches of Arizona still unable to access modern broadband Internet because service providers … Read More

Massachusetts is taking action to improve the digital divide in classrooms across the state

One year ago we launched the Massachusetts Digital Connections Initiative in partnership with Governor Baker’s Office, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE), and MassIT. Since the initiative launched, EducationSuperHighway and our state partners have focused our efforts … Read More

New Mexico school districts take advantage of E-rate state match and special construction to fund fiber upgrades

With just over two million people living in New Mexico and almost 700,000 of them spread across rural regions, many New Mexico students still lack access to the high-speed broadband necessary to take advantage of digital learning in the classroom. … Read More

Kansas partners with EducationSuperHighway on the Connect and Learn Initiative to close the connectivity gap

On November 16, Governor Brownback and Education Commissioner Watson announced the launch of the Kansas Connect and Learn Initiative in partnership with EducationSuperHighway. We are excited to join together to support the work being done in Kansas to ensure every … Read More

Montana Tech Director Uses Compare & Connect K-12 To Get More Bandwidth For District

Tom Hering, Director of Information Technology at Great Falls Public Schools in Montana, was in a bind. “We live in a very rural state and our fiber connectivity is not comparable to what you would have in some large populous … Read More

Compare & Connect K-12: New features make it even easier for school districts to compare bandwidth deals

Today we released the full version of Compare & Connect K-12, an online tool that helps school district technology directors, superintendents and state leaders view broadband services and bandwidth information for school districts across the country. By creating transparency for … Read More

Governor John Hickenlooper announces initiative to connect all schools in Colorado to high-speed Internet

In Denver last week, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced a new partnership between the Office of the Governor, the Governor’s Office of Information Technology and our team at EducationSuperHighway to launch “Kids Link Colorado.” This initiative will focus on ensuring … Read More

Governor Mead announces Wyoming Classroom Connectivity Initiative to improve Wi-Fi access in schools

Last week at the Wyoming Broadband Summit in Cheyenne, Governor Matt Mead announced the Wyoming Classroom Connectivity Initiative, aimed at helping to improve Wi-Fi access in K-12 classrooms across the state. The Initiative is a joint effort between the Office … Read More