WEBINAR: Back-to-School with Broadband
How Internet Technology Is Transforming Education in America
What: Webinar hosted by the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) and iNACOL exploring the real-life example of D.C.’s Kramer Middle School utilizing broadband to drastically improve test scores over five years and the importance of high-speed broadband Internet to modern day teaching & learning in America’s education system.
When: Friday, August 10th at 11am ET/8am PT
Why: This webinar will shed light on the ever-more important role that high-speed Internet – including wireless broadband – is playing in today’s education system, such as in determining the level of achievement that students are able to obtain. Based on initiatives at a public school in Washington, D.C., the discussion will tie in examples of how broadband Internet is changing the partnership between teachers and administration and how it is evolving the learning experience for America’s children.
The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition supporting broadband availability and access for all Americans including underserved and rural communities. It aims to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to this critical tool. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that leverage the power of entrepreneurs and the market to achieve universal broadband availability and adoption.
Kwame Simmons, principal at Kramer Middle School in Washington, D.C.
David Teeter, director of policy at iNACOL
Jamal Simmons, political analyst for CNN and CBS News, co-chairman of the IIA