School and library requests for federal support for many high-speed Internet connections more than doubled since 2015, according to a new analysis by Funds for Learning.
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November 23, 2015
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November 19, 2015
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November 04, 2015
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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
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June 18, 2015
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