Articles by tag: internet accessibility

At Least a Third of The World’s Schoolchildren Unable to Access Remote Learning

At least a third of the world’s schoolchildren – 463 million children globally – were unable to access remote learning when COVID-19 shuttered their schools, according to a new UNICEF report released today as countries across the world grapple with their ‘back-to-school’ plans. “For at least 463 million children whose schools closed due to COVID-19, there was no such a thing as remote learning,” said Henrietta Fore, UNICEF […]

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Washington State to Connect 60,000 Students to Online Learning

Last spring when Washington’s K–12 schools were closed for in-person learning, school districts across the state pulled together every laptop, tablet, smartphone, and wifi hotspot they could so students were able to continue learning and educators could continue teaching. This spring, to help with COVID-related costs, Congress allocated $195 million to Washington’s school districts and […]

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Fiberside Chat by 3-GIS: What Will the Telecommunications Industry Look Like Post-Pandemic?

3-GIS had a pandemic policy ready, but it did not expect to have to use it. After the SARS-CoV-1 coronavirus crisis in the early 2000s, 3-GIS CEO Tom Counts thought it was important to draw up some regulations. Even as prepared as 3-GIS was, however, there still were plenty of things they had to […]

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Protecting Our Educators: The Impact of Burnout on School Security
Protecting Our Educators: The Impact of Burnout on School Security
March 4, 2024

In a recent bonus segment of “Secured,” Ron Stefanski, host of the Disrupted podcast, shed light on a pressing issue in the education sector: the surge in burnout and turnover among teachers, especially in K-12 schools. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the burnout challenges faced by educators, with many reaching a breaking point and opting […]

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Fernweh Group Expands Global Footprint with Strategic Acquisition of Sun Industrial Group by Calvin Power Services
March 3, 2024

What does the Fernweh Group’s acquisition of Sun Industrial Group by Calvin Power Services suggest about the evolving landscape of the energy and industrial sectors? Energy Sector Reporter Michelle Dawn Mooney finds the Fernweh Group’s latest maneuver indicative of a more significant trend towards consolidation in service-focused businesses within these sectors. She underscores the […]

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Getting Bio, Socio, Psych with It: How Holon Health’s Holistic Care Model Supports Substance Abuse Patients
March 1, 2024

In an era where healthcare innovation is paramount, the latest episode of Healthcare Rethink by FinThrive introduces Holon Health’s holistic care model for individuals battling substance abuse disorders. Host Brian Urban and Holon Health CEO Jason Herzog delve into the integration of healthcare and criminal justice to support substance abuse patients. Holon Health’s holistic […]

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Powering Missouri Forward: The Smart Energy Revolution
March 1, 2024

How is Missouri leading the smart energy revolution to create a more sustainable and resilient electric grid? Industry Analyst Gabrielle Bejarano brings into focus the groundbreaking efforts in Missouri, facilitated by Ameren’s smart energy plan and the technological prowess of Avail Infrastructure Solutions. Highlighting the seamless integration of state-of-the-art technologies and strategic upgrades, Bejarano […]

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