Education Technology in the Every Student Succeeds Act

American Institutes for Research; Center on Technology & Disability
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes an increased focus on technology-related requirements to achieve educational outcomes and opportunities for all students. This document is a summary of the technology-related opportunities and terms within ESSA and their implications for students with disabilities (SWDs). It includes a variety of resources to support state and local leaders in leveraging technology to advance equal educational opportunities; these include assistive technology, technology readiness, technology infrastructure, and digital learning. For more resources on ESSA, check out our infographics:
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School-wide Tech Implementation: 
Budget for Technology
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