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Scholarships Support Diversity and Inclusion in Information Technology at 2019 Internet2 Global Summit

Internet2 announced today seven recipients of scholarships aimed at increasing the meaningful participation of underrepresented information technology professionals, from both the national and global research and education communities, ahead of its annual meeting, the Internet2 Global Summit event, taking place in Washington, D.C. from March 5-8. The scholarship recipients are: Rachael Collard, publicity and marketing […]

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Prospect Public Library Gets Grant to Connect to Connecticut Education Network

The state’s Library Board awarded the Prospect Public Library $27,825 in grant funding for a high-speed fiber connection to the Connecticut Education Network. According to a release, the grant covers all costs related to installing the fiber connection to the library. It is anticipated the connections will be completed later this year. In 2015, the […]

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Schools Grapple with Digital Divide

At a recent convention of Connecticut school officials, Nick Caruso asked 50 school board members and superintendents what their districts do for students who lack internet access at home. Most didn’t even know whether their district has a policy, said Caruso, a senior staff associate for the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education and member of […]

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