Cybersecurity Digital Equity E-rate, Net Neutrality and Classroom Broadband Access

Connect and Protect our Students and Educators

CoSN urgently needs your help to persuade the Federal Communications about the serious, costly and persistent threats posed by K-12 cyberattacks.  In February, CoSN, AEE, CGCS, SETDA, SECA, and SHLB petitioned the FCC asking the agency to enable schools to use the E-rate for acquiring... Learn More

Digital Equity

All Students Need Access to Home Broadband by the Next School Year

With the new school year only weeks away, additional steps must be taken quickly to ensure that students and their teachers have access to home broadband for teaching and learning. School districts and states are working swiftly to prepare for the next school year, which for many communities... Learn More



Support the Texas K-12 CTO Council's 2021 Education Technology Policy Priorities

Please join other Texas K-12 CTO Council members in asking state legislators to address key Texas education technology policy issues during the 2021 legislative session.  

Take action by sending a model message. You may tailor the model text by adding stories or examples from... Learn More


Illinois Senate to Consider Flawed Student Privacy Bill

The Illinois House approved HB3606 despite IETL's concern that the bill would greatly curtail a school's use and sharing of student data for legitimate educational purposes. We've made some progress, but IETL continues to be concerned with the legislation in its present form.  The Illinois... Learn More


Urge Your U.S Representatives, the Governor and State Legislators to Support Texas Public Education Investments

Please join your fellow Texas CTO K-12 Council members in voicing your support and asking state and federal legislators to improve K-12 public school funding in Texas.

Take action by sending the model message prepared for your use. You may also tailor... Learn More


Thank Wisconsin Legislators for Supporting Expanded Wireless Broadband Access

The Wisonsin Legislature recently passed Assembly Joint Resolution 100, which calls on the Federal Communications Commission to promote expanded wireless broadband access by enabling additional public use of TV "white spaces." Specifically, the resolution urges... Learn More

News and Updates

Student Data Privacy

FTC Privacy Rules

Posted September 30, 2019

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