Lower-income parents have "overwhelmingly positive" views about technology for their children, but significant digital inequities persist, according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
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February 03, 2016
January 21, 2016
A new online portal from school-broadband-advovacy group EducationSuperHighway contains Internet service and pricing information for 13,000 public districts across the country.
December 01, 2015
"Personalized learning" is a big focus of a pledge by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth an estimated $44 billion, to education and other causes.
November 23, 2015
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced a $20 million gift to a school broadband-advocacy group, and readers debate the policy details of E-rate modernization.
November 19, 2015
A new analysis of federal E-rate application data by broadband advocacy group EducationSuperHighway found improvements in schools' access to affordable Internet service.
November 09, 2015
For the first time, most elementary and middle-school students this year will take state-required tests online.
November 04, 2015
Fewer than half of district leaders surveyed said all their schools are meeting FCC Internet-connectivity targets, citing money as the biggest barrier to progress.
October 30, 2015
The Internet Innovation Alliance hosted a panel on Capitol Hill to advocate reform and expansion of the FCC's Lifeline program.
October 22, 2015
New guidance aims to helps schools access federal funds for Wi-Fi and state funds for special construction projects.
October 15, 2015
State agencies and nonprofit group EducationSuperHighway will work to bring high-speed connections to all N.M. classrooms by 2018.