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Education Technology

Provides assistance to schools and districts in integrating technology with teaching and learning.
California Education Technology Blueprint
The latest information about planning for education technology use in schools.
California K-12 High Speed Network
The K-12 High-Speed Network provides high-speed Internet access to California schools.
Digital Citizenship
Provides resources for parents, administrators, and students on appropriate Digital Citizenship. Resources include publications, sample policies, and frequently asked questions.
E-rate & California Teleconnect Fund
The E-rate and the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) programs provide discounts to schools and libraries for eligible broadband and telecommunications services.
K-12 Voucher Program
Funded through a 2003 antitrust settlement agreement between Microsoft Corporation and California consumers and businesses, this program assists eligible K-12 districts with implementing and supporting education technology.
Technology Plans
Provides information on developing an education technology plan.
Provides guidance and assistance to districts and schools in managing their technology.
Smarter Balanced
Multistate consortium working collaboratively to develop a student assessment system aligned with a common core of academic content standards for English language arts/literacy and mathematics.
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  • Sample Entity Relationship Validation Letter (added 16-Aug-2018)
    This letter is a sample of a letter used to validate the relationship between a school district, county office of education (COE) or consortium and the schools under its authority.
  • Entity Relationship Validation Letter Guidelines (added 16-Aug-2018)
    In order to assist California E-rate applicants, the California Department of Education (CDE) provides third party entity relationship validation on a case-by-case basis under the guidelines listed below.
  • Third Party Validation Letters (added 16-Aug-2018)
    During the Program Integrity Assurance (PIA) process, applicants may be asked for third party validation.
  • Sample Entity Validation Letter (added 16-Aug-2018)
    This letter is a sample for applicants to submit to the California Department of Education when requesting third party validation for entities in response to an E-rate program integrity review letter from the Universal Service Administrative Company.
  • Digital Citizenship Week (added 24-Jul-2018)
    The California Department of Education (CDE) in collaboration with Common Sense Education will celebrate CDE Digital Citizenship Week October 15-19, 2018.