A national poll released by Pearson finds that 78 percent of elementary students regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago.
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September 25, 2015
September 14, 2015
Montana will partner with EducationSuperHighway to assess schools' connectivity and develop a plan to get all schools meeting national broadband targets by 2018.
August 11, 2015
A new partnership between Univision and Common Sense Media aims to help Hispanic households access broadband service and information on safe Internet usage.
July 20, 2015
The ConnectHome initiative aims to help close the "homework gap" by enlisting corporations to provide affordable Internet to students living in public housing.
June 29, 2015
School leaders from a 3,500-student district described their cautious and at times difficult move to expand Web connectivity and the use of digital devices.
June 18, 2015
The commission voted 3-2 to invite public comments about restructuring the Lifeline Program to cover more affordable broadband access for low-income families.
June 18, 2015
The Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 would authorize a new federal grant program for innovative pilot programs that expand Internet access for students beyond schools.
May 14, 2015
A record $3.9 billion in E-rate funds will be awarded to schools and libraries this year, with no phone-bill increases for consumers.
April 29, 2015
Common Sense Media announced the launch of a $20 million national education-advocacy effort that the organization's CEO says is meant to make it an "AARP for kids" in terms of its reach.
March 23, 2015
In the wake of a judge's ruling that voided the state's contract with broadband providers, Idaho Department of Administration Director Teresa Luna resigns.