Policy

summit summary

Apr 4, 2012

SUMMIT SUMMARY: Last Thursday's digital learning summit in D.C. brought together a bona fide crew of edtech execs from the likes of Apple, Intel, and Knewton, along with usual suspects Arne Duncan and Julius Genachowski. One major issue: e-books, which the FCC estimates can save up to $60 per student in public K-12 schools (and comes out to nearly $3 billion when you multiply by 49 million students). Another focus: high-speed network and mobile devices, initiatives that T-Mobile announced it was expanding to provide for more schools. (CEO Philip Humm highlighted current efforts underway with schools in several states.)

summit summary

Policy

summit summary

Apr 4, 2012

SUMMIT SUMMARY: Last Thursday's digital learning summit in D.C. brought together a bona fide crew of edtech execs from the likes of Apple, Intel, and Knewton, along with usual suspects Arne Duncan and Julius Genachowski. One major issue: e-books, which the FCC estimates can save up to $60 per student in public K-12 schools (and comes out to nearly $3 billion when you multiply by 49 million students). Another focus: high-speed network and mobile devices, initiatives that T-Mobile announced it was expanding to provide for more schools. (CEO Philip Humm highlighted current efforts underway with schools in several states.)

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