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<p class="MsoNormal" style="border:none;padding:0in"><b><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">Today on the</span></i></b><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A"> ETNews Listserv<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#76923C">ITEM: </span>
</b><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#E46C0A;mso-style-textfill-fill-color:#E46C0A;mso-style-textfill-fill-alpha:100.0%">School Speed Test Month Continues in New Hampshire<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">With the
<b>New Hampshire SchoolSpeedTest</b>, educators from around the state are building actionable data that will help power an Internet upgrade for New Hampshire students and teachers.
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">So far,
<b>975 SchoolSpeedTests</b> have been run by teachers, IT coordinators, and staff from
<b>129 schools </b>in 66 districts! <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Thanks to your SchoolSpeedTest data, we can drive projects that
</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">can maximize the impact of current Internet funding, support readiness for online assessment and learning, and make the case to connect every teacher and student in New Hampshire to high-speed Internet.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&shy;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">But we&#8217;re not done yet
</span></b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">-<b> </b>we have <b>over 500 schools
</b>and <b>many more SchoolSpeedTests to go</b>. <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<b><span style="color:black">It&#8217;s easy! </span></b><span style="color:black">Anyone on a school network can go to</span></span>
<a href="http://partners.schoolspeedtest.org/new-hampshire.html">http://partners.schoolspeedtest.org/new-hampshire.html</a>,<span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> select their school,
<span style="color:black">and click &#8220;Start Test&#8221; to take a one-minute automatic test that will measure the available Internet speed at their school.</span><br>
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<span style="color:black">To be successful, <b>we need your help collecting 10-20 SchoolSpeedTests from your school before November 15th</b>, so we can provide actionable data to your IT staff and administrators.<o:p></o:p></span></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Want to Champion an Internet upgrade for your School or District?
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Become a SchoolSpeedTest Champion, race against other schools and districts to collect the most tests, and enter to win a $100 gift card to Staples. Learn more:
</span><a href="http://partners.schoolspeedtest.org/new-hampshire-race-of-champions.html"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">http://partners.schoolspeedtest.org/new-hampshire-race-of-champions.html</span></a><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">
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</span><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">ET News</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0F243E"> on the
</span><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0F243E"><a href="http://nhoetnews.wordpress.com/"><span style="color:blue">ET News blog</span></a></span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0F243E">.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span><span style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0F243E">is a service of the</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0F243E">
</span><b><span style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">Office of Educational Technology</span></b><b><span style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#632423">&nbsp;
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">Stan Freeda<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
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