The Consortium for School Networking advises K-12 systems to seek specific assurances on a free flow of online content from internet service providers.
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January 09, 2018
January 09, 2018
President Trump signed orders aiming to make it easier to locate broadband infrastructure on federal land in rural America, but the impact of the orders will likely not be significant.
December 14, 2017
Critics fear the new policy will allow internet service providers to create fast and slow lanes in a way that restricts online options for consumers, including schools.
December 12, 2017
The state of the federal E-Rate program is mostly strong, with some areas of concern, according to a new report from Funds for Learning.
November 16, 2017
In a party-line vote, the Federal Communications Commission limited Lifeline support for "premium Wi-Fi" services and issued a new notice of proposed rulemaking.
September 26, 2017
The E-Rate provided billions of dollars for "category two" requests from schools and libraries. The FCC wants to know how the program is working.
August 15, 2017
Comcast will offer faster internet speeds and on-the-go Wi-Fi access to customers in a broadband program for low-income households.
May 17, 2017
About 100 mostly rural districts planning to use federal dollars to build new fiber-optic networks are now in limbo, causing uncertainty about the E-Rate program.
April 19, 2017
An online application portal has "serious flaws" and is over budget, harming schools and libraries seeking funds for telecommunications services, said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
April 17, 2017
Personalized learning can bring more courses and instructional experiences to rural communities, but internet access remains a barrier, according to a new guidebook from the Future Ready Schools project.