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November 23, 2015
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.
October 15, 2015
An FCC proposal would allow low-income households to use federal dollars to pay for broadband connectivity, as well as phone service.
September 25, 2015
A national poll released by Pearson finds that 78 percent of elementary students regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago.
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.