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- IT Management How Districts Can Stay Ahead of Their Aging Ed-Tech: 3 Expert TipsNow is the time to put in place plans to sustain the expanded use of technology, experts say.IT Management Q&A The Essential Tech Question for Schools: What Are the Teacher's Objectives?One district technology director outlines the challenges that are unique to smaller districts.IT Management Does Your School Really Need That Technology? 7 Questions to AskEd-tech leaders are considering effectiveness, teacher satisfaction, and other factors when asking those questions.IT Management From Our Research Center Should It Stay or Should It Go? Schools Trim Number of Tech Tools They UseEd-tech leaders are culling the wide variety of digital tools teachers embraced over the past two years.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Chart a guided pathway to digital agility and build support for your organization’s mission and vision through dialogue and collaboration.IT Management What Schools Can Do Now to Ensure Their New Technology Lasts Beyond the COVID Cash BoomDevices bought with federal emergency funds are going to be outdated in a few years, with no new money to replace them.IT Management Q&A What We've Learned From a Quarter Century of 1-to-1 ComputingA school district tech expert outlines how the expanded use of laptops in schools has created opportunities and challenges.IT Management Q&A Khan Academy Founder on How to Boost Math Performance and Make Free College a Reality"There's something very strange happening in the education system," Khan Academy Founder Sal Khan told Education Week.IT Management From Our Research Center How Tech-Driven Teaching Strategies Have Changed During the PandemicExpanded use of popular tools like Khan Academy, Google Classroom, and Accelerated Reader point to lasting changes in how teachers work.IT Management How to Tackle Big Tech Problems in Schools: 3 Case StudiesSee the strategies three districts are using to improve digital equity, upgrade cybersecurity, and solve staffing problems.IT Management Spotlight Spotlight on IT Challenges and SolutionsThis Spotlight will help you make the tough choices ahead, vet your district’s learning acceleration tech before purchase, and more.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.What could students achieve if their education data was made available in a way that empowered them to set and meet their own learning go...IT Management Tech Purchasing Decisions Are Super Hard. New Initiative Aims to HelpISTE and other education technology organizations are creating a hub to give district leaders in-depth information about tech products.IT Management From Our Research Center 'Is This Going to Piss People Off?' How to Make Tough Tech DecisionsThe reopening of schools carries with it a host of technology decisions that could have an outsized impact on students' and teachers' lives.IT Management From Our Research Center Don't Buy 'Stupid Stuff:' Essential Advice for Technology PurchasingSchool districts have more digital devices on their hands than ever before. Here's what they can do to get the biggest bang for their buck.