Education, ICT 2011

Digital Promise (USA)



National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technologies


Educational technology

Digital Promise has built a network called the League of Innovative Schools with over 100 school districts often acting as a testbed to try out innovative approaches that improve education. Members often partner with entrepreneurs, researchers, and relevant experts to pursue research that support decision making. Testbed activity comes in the form of collaborative consultative engagement at the scholl district level.

What was tested

Educational Technology

Testbed purpose

Addressing the US' lack of equity in access to, participation in, and use of technology for learning at all ages and supporting school districts making the right decisions.


School districts

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Make public services better and more efficient

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