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Tips For School Leaders In A Post-Net Neutrality World

On December 14, 2017, the FCC voted to rescind the fairly young Net Neutrality protections put into place two years ago. The purpose of these rules was to prevent Internet Service Providers from giving preferential treatment to some parts of the Internet over others with regard to blocking or slowing the delivery of content. Although ISPs have indicated that they are not planning to degrade service to schools and districts, some educators are viewing these assurances with some skepticism, noting that things can change quickly. This article from EdSurge lists numerous ways in which education might be impacted by the loss of Net Neutrality. As Douglas Casey, Executive Director Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology points out, there are two cases.   Read More

Marie Bjerede | Consortium For School Networking