School and library officials applauded the FCC's action, because they believe it prevents their institutions from being relegated to a "slow lane" of Internet service.
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February 26, 2015
January 16, 2015
Mississippi's state board of education says it will put forward a request for proposal for new statewide assessments for next year, after major objections emerged over a PARCC-designed exam.
November 25, 2014
A new challenge to the Affordable Care Act could affect federal subsidies for health insurance for millions of individuals, including school employees.
July 30, 2014
Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.
July 10, 2014
The American Institutes for Research has reached out to PARCC to try to resolve a dispute over a lucrative, and controversial, common-core testing contract awarded to Pearson.
April 30, 2014
Google announced that it has stopped its practice of scanning millions of student emails in its Google Apps for Education.
April 24, 2014
New proposed rules by Federal Communication Chairman Tom Wheeler could give some companies access to speedier Internet service, which might leave schools in a slower zone.
April 14, 2014
A federal lawsuit alleges that the online education provider K12 Inc. misled investors, and says that the company's former CEO benefited by selling off stock before the company's stock price fell.
February 26, 2014
A state budget committee has agreed to pay $6.6 million to prevent a school Internet network from being shut down amid a legal dispute.
February 19, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission vowed Wednesday to put forward rules to protect "net neutrality, though the commmision's two Republican members panned the proposal.