Foundations supported by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are lending their backing to a nonprofit focused on improving high-speed broadband in schools.
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November 22, 2013
November 12, 2013
Public comments on E-rate proposals show contrasting views on whether the program funding should support community wireless hotspots away from schools.
November 05, 2013
Industry and government officials attending a forum in the nation's capital described improved broadband access as a key to reducing inequities in education.
October 23, 2013
A new survey from the Consortium for School Networking highlights the challenges schools face when seeking to make technology upgrades through the federal E-rate program.
August 07, 2013
Most eligible schools in Idaho have signed on to participate in a state-wide Wi-Fi contract, despite state lawmakers' concerns about how the deal was arranged by state schools chief Tom Luna.
July 03, 2013
Just one in five Oklahoma schools had sufficient bandwidth and devices to administer online common-core exams, a state survey found.
July 03, 2013
Yesterday, fifty national organizations co-signed a letter to the FCC urging them to swiftly implement changes to the E-rate program for President Obama's ConnectED initiative.
July 02, 2013
The National Center for Family Literacy and Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop announced the formation of the Aprendiendo Juntos Council.
June 28, 2013
The acting chairperson of the Federal Communications Commission, Mignon Clyburn, has floated proposed changes to the E-rate program that mirror many of President Obama's objectives.
June 13, 2013
The LEAD commission has released five recommendations to accelerate digital teaching and learning in the nation's schools.