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December 19, 2019 ISTE Pleased by Funding Increases for Education for Fiscal Year 2020
September 10, 2019: North Carolina Adopts the ISTE Standards for Students
April 30, 2019: ISTE Applauds Funding Increases for Education for FY20
November 19, 2018: What do midterm election outcomes mean for education?
September 27, 2018: ISTE Encouraged by Funding for Education, Raises Concerns Regarding Clarity of How Title IV-A Funds Can Be Spent
August 23, 2018: ISTE Strongly Opposes Using Federal Education Funding to Buy Guns for Schools
July 25, 2018: ISTE Optimistic About Focus on Preparing Next-Generation Teachers
May 18, 2018: Washington State Adopts Educational Technology Standards
May 16, 2018: Statement from ISTE CEO Richard Culatta on Senate Net Neutrality Vote
May 3, 2018: Resources You Need to Direct Edtech Finds Your Way! (PDF)
March 21, 2018: "ISTE Says American Students Benefit from Congressional Support of Tech and Teaching in Funding Bill"
March 22, 2018: Funding bill supports edtech, teachers | PDF
February 13, 2018: "ISTE CEO Richard Culatta Disappointed by President Donald Trump’s Proposed Budget for FY 2019 that Eliminates Programs that Support Educators"
February 9, 2018: "Governors’ State of the States Signal the Beginning of New Era for Edtech, Says ISTE"
December 2018: Just released: ISTE guide to using ESSA
July 2018: Your voice is making a difference!
April 2018: Congress invests in edtech
Advocacy Blog and Magazine Articles
Topics: Advocacy and funding
As states and districts continue preparing for the upcoming school year, national data reveal the critical need to support educators’ capacity to deliver effective and equitable online learning experiences. For…
In December 2015, the U.S. Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a sweeping update to the No Child Left Behind Act that profoundly shaped public education for nearly 14 years. ESSA includes a…
State leaders, including Wyoming’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow, are learning that access to technology alone doesn’t guarantee improved pedagogy. Access must be matched by efforts…
When someone talks about advocacy, what do you think about? You may imagine ISTE members walking the halls of Congress or writing letters to their state legislators, sharing their values. These activities are…
California schools are funded at a per-pupil level that currently places them at somewhere between 46th and 49th out of 50 states. This lack of funding is compounded by the fact that the cost of living in most…