Landmark Study: K12 360° Home Connectivity

Students need a high-quality internet connection to ensure they are able to complete the educational tasks assigned to them by their teachers. CoSN has partnered with Innive Inc. to collect and analyze data in this landmark study around student home internet and device usage. Read the initial report, including key findings and recommendations – available now.

Read the 2020-21 ReportView the 2021-22 Results
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Pine chart showing wireless is overwhelmingly used by students in the homePie chart showing percentage of traffic that is video is roughly 74%

Visual Data Story and Public Dataset

While the 2020-21 report shed light on the widespread need for improved access and connectivity, the 2021-22 report indicates that need continues. Although students have returned to in-person instruction, home connectivity is still just as important as it was during the pandemic.

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Why is internet access so important to education?

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Increased Need

Enhanced K-12 technology requires significantly more bandwidth than text-based applications

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Equitable Access

Remove barriers to learning by providing equal-access technology and information for all students

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Support Learning

Schools must be able to meet the needs of today's students by utilizing multiple educational modalities, such as visual media via video. Video streaming takes up considerable bandwidth

Fast, Reliable Internet Access is Necessary for Student Learning

Innive is proud to partner with Google for Education to offer Analytics services, giving districts access to top-tier technology and data for a comprehensive view into education. Our services harness data from systems like G Suite and G Suite Enterprise for Education and Classroom for improved Equity, Engagement, and Education. By empowering data-driven actions in these areas, districts can act quickly and accurately for a positive impact on student focus, educational experiences, and other district needs.

Read the 2020-21 Report
At a Glance page of the Home Internet Connectivity DashboardScreenshot of Data Volume Analysis from Home Connectivity dashboard

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