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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 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 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.
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.
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 10, 2015
The Software & Information Industry Association offers advice for businesses working with schools about the impact of the FCC's overhaul of the E-rate.
June 03, 2015
The FCC is pushing to get E-rate funding commitments out faster, a move hailed by schools, libraries, and advocates.
May 28, 2015
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he wants to make major changes to a federal program that subsidizes low-income families' Internet access.