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Welcome to Information and Instructional Technology Services
   
Our informative newsletter offering tips and our plan for technology integration in the classroom.
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Networking: Managing over 10,000 network accounts, 2400 workstations and mobile devices, 80 application and data servers, along with related peripheral device including printers, hubs, switches, routers, scanners, wireless etc.

Data: Supporting management systems, academic assessment and data systems, providing local, state, and federal reporting, custom database design, and integration. 


Applications: Supporting academic and administrative programs including productivity tools, virtual learning, and assessment.

Communication: Providing email, web hosting, online and network collaboration and resource sharing.

Connect2Compete


What is Connect2Compete? 
Connect2Compete (C2C) is a national nonprofit initiative, aiming to bring students and families online by 
providing $9.95/month high‐speed Internet, low‐cost refurbished computers and free digital literacy 
training to families nationwide. For 2 years, there are no price increases, no activation fees, and no 
equipment rental fees associated with the high‐speed Internet program. 

Who is eligible for the $9.95 Cox high‐speed Internet through C2C? 
Families with at least one child receiving free school meals through the National School Lunch Program 
(NSLP) are eligible for the $9.95 Cox home Internet service. In addition, families cannot have subscribed 
to Cox Internet service within the last 90 days, have any outstanding debt or unreturned equipment 
with Cox. Families who do not meet these criteria may be directed to connect2compete.org to learn about other 
offers that may be available to them.  

 

How should families apply for Cox’s low‐cost Internet service through C2C? 
Eligible families can apply online by visiting www.connect2compete.org/cox or calling toll free 1‐855‐
222‐3252. 


Connect2Compete is a program to provide home Internet service and computers for families.  It is not a school program, and is not endorsed or required by your school. Your school is not responsible for Connect2Compete accounts.  


Technology - Helpdesk
POLICY AND PLANNING
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    I.  Use of Software, Applications (APPs) and Online Services:

    It is the intent of the Pawtucket School Department that any software, application (APP) and online services that teachers wish to use with students are reviewed to ensure that the software, applications (APPs) or services meets student privacy and security standards, as well as be in compliance with all applicable local, state and federal policies and laws. In addition, it is the intent of the Pawtucket School Department to review software, applications (APPs) and online services used by students to guarantee that they are rigorous and of high quality. As such, the District will establish a committee to review all requests. This committee shall be granted the authority to recommend the approval of the use of educational applications, as requested electronically on the appropriate form. The purchase and implementation of approved software, applications (APPs) and online services shall depend upon the availability of funding. The District must comply with all state and federal student privacy laws. This committee will meet as needed and recommendations of this committee are subject to the approval of the Superintendent of Schools.

    • The Pawtucket School Department will post a list of online services, application, Apps and other software that the District has approved for use within the learning environment on its website (www.psdri.net) This list will be updated as new resources are approved.