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Be sure to check out the latest report from the Consortium of Digital Learning

By James Dunn

Part of Connect Alaska's State Broadband Initiative included the work of the Association of Alaska School Boards Consortium for Digital Learning. During 2013-2015, the AASB Consortium for Digital Learning conducted 120 Broadband Strategies workshops, meetings, and training seminars in twelve geographically diverse Alaska communities that reached over 1,000 attendees. Many of these locations required air travel in small planes, many times in sub-zero weather, landing on gravel runways.  At the Broadband Strategies workshops, meetings, and training seminars, a variety of community representatives participated in learning about...

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New Video from Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC)

By CAK Staff

Have you seen the new video from Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC)?  The video, Where to Startup: Define Entrepreneurship, is part of the Where to Startup for the Alaska Entrepreneur, Innovator and Dreamer initiative.  Check out the video here: http://aedcweb.com/where-to-startup/

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White House Broadband Questions

By CAK Staff

Have you offered comments for the White House Broadband Questions (listed below)?  The Deadline is 5pm EDT on June 10th. Share your comments: Written comments may be submitted by email to: [email protected] Include Broadband Opportunity Council in the subject line of the message. Comments submitted by email should be machine-readable and should not be copy-protected. For more details on how to submit comments, see the Council’s Public Notice. A. Overarching Questions 1. How can the federal government promote best practices in broadband deployment and adoption? What resources are most useful to communities? What actions would be...

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Detailed School District Connectivity Reports - Now Available

By James Dunn

Connect Alaska today is releasing summary connectivity reports for 53 Alaska school districts. The reports feature the following information about the school districts: average download speeds, monthly cost of broadband, type of connectivity, and technology available in the classroom. This is the first comprehensive data release of its kind – specifically designed to inform education and government stakeholders about the use of broadband technology at all public K-12 schools in Alaska.  The school district reports are part of the Alaska School Broadband Audit initiative, a multi-faceted series of projects undertaken by Connect Alaska in...

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