A major infusion of cash into the E-rate program, coupled with policy changes, should spark innovation in the digital industry, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel predicts.
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December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 11, 2014
Reaction to the newly approved funding increase for the federal E-rate program has been mostly positive.
December 10, 2014
The FCC will consider a proposal Thursday to raise E-rate funding from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion a year.
November 17, 2014
The overall funding cap for the E-rate would rise from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion a year, under a plan put forward by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
October 31, 2014
A consumer group is urging the giant technology services company Google to take a stronger stance in supporting net neutrality—the idea of a free and openly accessible Internet.
October 27, 2014
Several organizations are urging the FCC to reconsider its adoption of the U.S. Census Bureau's definition of rural and urban in E-rate discount decisions.
October 17, 2014
Just 9 percent of districts report having adequate bandwidth to support digital learning and assessments, according to a new survey.
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.
July 10, 2014
Rural school advocates have questioned whether they will lose money as part of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to change the E-rate, which the commission will consider on July 11.