technology funding

Six LI districts land Smart Schools funding

Six Long Island school districts are in line for almost $7 million in funding under the state’s new Smart Schools program, a $2 billion effort to close the so-called “digital divide” of technology and broadband access. “As technology continues to shape the landscape of our economy, we must re-imagine our classrooms into modern centers of learning so that our students are prepared for the jobs that meet the demands of tomorrow,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said…


Child health agencies in line for tech funding

Long Island health services that work with children are in line for almost $750,000 to improve thier technology, the state announced. The one-time funding will be used by providers to purchase technological infrastructure upgrades including electronic health record or billing software, new servers to support database systems, as well as computers, routers and other hardware. The funding can also be used to educate staff on how to operate these new systems. Each selected provider will receive…