Program that provides discounts in telecommunicationservices and internet access to schools and librariesOne of four support programs funded through aUniversal Service feeDiscounts for support depend on the level of povertyand the urban/rural status of the population served
Major Areas:Integration of technology into Teaching and LearningProfessional Development opportunitiesLeadership, Administration and Support ServicesInfrastructure for Technology
Total Student Enrollment 60,000Number of Campuses 67District Size 50,000 and overPercentage of Economic 78.00%Disadvantage
Use technology to improve, sustain and support student achievement at or beyond grade level Provide technology professional development to improve job performance and student achievement. Provide and evaluate technology resources to achieve maximum performance
Integrate technology into all curriculum areas to achieve information literacy at an appropriate level for all students. Provide a secure network to meet local, state and federal standards and requirements Provide technologies and training for parents
Total Budget: $74,396,690.33 Teaching and Learning Educator Preparation and Development Leadership, Administr ation and Support Infrastructure for Technology
The district plan takes into consideration theE-Rate program. The district is making great stridesto stay in alignment with the Long Range Plan forTechnology.
Aldine Independent School Districtwww.aldine.k12.tx.us/Universal Service Administrative Companyhttp://www.usac.org/sl/about/overview-program.aspx