The lack of access to technology and internet connectivity at home is especially severe among poor, rural, and minority students, a new survey from ACT reveals.
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September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018
A new analysis of NAEP survey and performance data examines differences in students' access to computers and use of classroom technology.
August 14, 2018
Instructional-technology coaching programs should be voluntary, personalized for each teacher, and not used for evaluation, according to a new report from Digital Promise.
August 07, 2018
During its contentious debate over net neutrality, the FCC said its public comment system was slowed by cyberattacks. Now the agency says those claims were unfounded.
April 17, 2018
Mignon Clyburn, one of two Democrats on the five-member commission, announced her plans to step down.
April 04, 2018
Home access to digital resources is widespread, but inequities persist based on race, income, family education level, and geography, concludes a report from the U.S. Department of Education.
April 02, 2018
Verizon's education initiative pledged $200 million for technology and teacher training, and Amazon plans to make available computer science education software and scholarships.
February 01, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act required that a report be produced by June. The Department of Education says it won't be ready until March or April.
January 25, 2018
From the Lifeline program to E-rate to net neutrality, the current FCC is threatening digital equity, said Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.
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.