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Schools generally have until the fall of 2024 to use the last of their federal COVID relief dollars. In a January 26 letter, the US Department of Education offered recommendations to help school districts use their remaining coronavirus relief funding to plan for the long-term success of education technology programs.
Don’t miss the latest research from Logitech on how the right edtech can impact student engagement and classroom outcomes. More than 1,000 educators and school + district administrators were surveyed about current edtech setups and challenges. Read about how student engagement, focus, and stamina can improve when physical comfort with technology is considered ... and learn what happens when it isn’t. This is a must-read for all who manage and interact with edtech hardware.