Amended Verizon deal expands broadband access in California districts

Amended Verizon deal expands broadband access in California districts

Dive Brief: An amended agreement between Los Angeles Unified School District and Verizon will expand distance learning access to hundreds of thousands of students in other school districts in California, helping to further close the digital divide, according to a press release. Verizon’s initial agreement with LAUSD expanded connectivity to 125,000 low-income students in a […]
Districts seek distance ed ELL improvement ahead of fall

Districts seek distance ed ELL improvement ahead of fall

Dive Brief: Many of the nation’s 5 million English language learners lost English instruction time when schools shifted to remote learning. In preparation for fall, some districts are considering hybrid approaches that combine online education with limited in-person...