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formation, Pearson will pre-populate these fields in the Technology Readiness Tool in mid-October with the most recent (2010-2011 school year) NCES data for organizations that have an exact match to the NCES codes and organization names. SRCs should confirm or, if more recent or accurate data is available, update the populated numbers. The enrollment data for organizations that did not have an exact match to the NCES data will not be populated. For these organizations, please add the enrollment data. <o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><b>Enter &#8220;Yes&#8221; to each school&#8217;s submission status. </b>&nbsp;The Data Entry Submission Status for all organizations has been reset to No to ensure confirmation of your complete data set for this upcoming December snapshot.&nbsp; <b><i><span style='color:#953735;mso-style-textfill-fill-color:#953735;mso-style-textfill-fill-alpha:100.0%'>Once you have edited your devices, added the additional information needed for devices already in the system, and updated your school survey data, please change the Data Entry Submission Status to Yes</span></i></b>.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Thank you for your efforts in submitting data to the Technology Readiness Tool. &nbsp;Please continue to update and submit your technology data into the tool.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Remember that you will have to go back and change your school survey submission response from no to yes after October 8, in order to have your data count for the data collection.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Thank you!<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Stan Freeda<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Technology Readiness Coordinator<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'><a href="mailto:Stanley.Freeda@doe.nh.gov">Stanley.Freeda@doe.nh.gov</a> <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div style='mso-element:para-border-div;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal style='border:none;padding:0in'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#5F497A'>ETNews</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'> </span><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'>is a service of the</span><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'> </span><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#5F497A'>Office of Educational Technology</span></b><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#632423'>&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#404040'>NH Department of Education&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 101 Pleasant Street&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Concord, NH&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 03301<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><i><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#404040'>For more information, contact <o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#5F497A'>Stan Freeda<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#404040'>603.271.5132&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:navy'><a href="mailto:sfreeda@ed.state.nh.us"><span style='color:blue'>Stanley.Freeda@doe.nh.gov</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech/index.htm"><span style='color:blue'>www.education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech/</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.opennh.org/"><span style='color:blue'>www.opennh.org</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nheon.org/"><span style='color:blue'>www.nheon.org</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#4F6228'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#5F497A'>&#8220;The need to know the capital of Florida died when my phone learned the answer.&#8221; <i>~ Anthony Chivetta, high school student in Missouri</i></span><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","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