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National Ed Tech Plan Released

November 11, 2010

It’s here…. the National Educational Technology Plan 2010 – “Learning: Powered by Technology” has been released.  The 124 page document outlines the goals of the U.S. Department of Education regarding the use educational technology.

Here is what Secretary of Education Arne Duncan had to say,

“Our team here … is absolutely comitted to doing the work necessary to bring this plan to life,” Mr. Duncan said. “We’re going to need the effort of everyone—parents, teachers, students, business leaders—to create the digital learning experiences that will prepare our students for success.”

2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 15, 2010 10:33 pm

    Just curious–does it talk much about how to fund school technology? That seems like a big roadblock to me…

  2. November 16, 2010 11:10 am

    It does talk about federal funding for R&D related to the effective use of educational technology. However, it seems to largely focus on (or imply) the reallocation of existing resources.

    It also mentions competitive grants, which seem to be the funding model under the Obama/Duncan led Department of Education.

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