Distance Learning, Student Safety, and the CARES Act

Distance Learning, Student Safety, and the CARES Act

In early 2020, the coronavirus pandemic completely altered the educational landscape in the United States. Suddenly, schools were forced to transition from in-person to online instruction: a change necessary to preserve the physical safety of faculty, students, and...
Federal Law and Acceptable Use Policies

Federal Law and Acceptable Use Policies

Over the past twenty years, online connectivity has become a pedagogical cornerstone in public schools. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 1998, only 51% of public school classrooms had internet access. By 2005, that number had risen to 94%....
Google’s Interland: An Internet Safety Program for Kids

Google’s Interland: An Internet Safety Program for Kids

The purpose of Google’s Be Internet Awesome campaign is to create a safer and more educated online environment. Programs like Interland help close the educational gap that surrounds internet awareness for students of this technologically dependent age. Together,...