A proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would raise yearly funding for the E-rate program from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion.
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November 17, 2014
September 22, 2014
A federal judge in Florida has ordered an online school that the Federal Trade Commission labeled a "diploma mill" to halt marketing to students.
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.
June 12, 2014
Iranian students have regained access to U.S.-based MOOCs following the authorization of certain educational exchanges between the two countries.
May 13, 2014
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Stacey Childress will become the CEO of the NewSchools Venture Fund.
May 01, 2014
A White House report released today recommends modernizing the privacy regulatory framework that governs how student data is handled.
March 18, 2014
Federal Communications Commmission Chairman Tom Wheeler tells state education leaders that the agency needs to redirect E-rate money away from "nice-to-have" technology and into "must-have" services.
February 11, 2014
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler pledged in a recent speech that the agency will work to preserve "open, competitive, safe, and accessible broadband networks."
January 30, 2014
A group of about 50 business leaders have written to the Federal Communications Commission calling for improvements to the E-rate progarm.
January 15, 2014
A new advocacy organization, led by a former American Federation of Teachers staffer, says it will seek to counter the influence of organizations that it sees as promoting misguided, free-market reforms.