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May 28, 2015

Will Changes to Federal 'Lifeline' Program Boost Students' Home Internet Access?

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he wants to make major changes to a federal program that subsidizes low-income families' Internet access.

May 14, 2015

$3.9B E-Rate Bonanza Will Be Awarded to Schools and Libraries, FCC Says

A record $3.9 billion in E-rate funds will be awarded to schools and libraries this year, with no phone-bill increases for consumers.

May 13, 2015

E-Rate Funding Requests for Schools, Libraries To Be Paid In Full, FCC Says

After reforming the E-rate program, and increasing its budget, the Federal Communications Commission said all eligible applications from schools and libraries will receive funding.

April 14, 2015

Blended Learning Barriers Examined in New Education Week Report

A new Education Week special report profiles school districts' efforts to bring blended learning home by increasing needy students' access to out-of-school Wi-Fi.

March 23, 2015

Defend, but Closely Scrutinize, Test Policies, Fed Official Urges State and Local Leaders

Deborah S. Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.

March 17, 2015

E-Rate Funding Requests Booming; Application Deadline Extended

Requests for E-rate funds could hit $5.1 billion this year, in part thanks to new funding for internal wireless connections.

February 26, 2015

FCC Votes 3-2 to Protect Net Neutrality, Prevent 'Fast Lanes'

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.

February 05, 2015

N.Y. Launches Ambitious Plan to Spread Broadband Technology

The state of New York is implementing an initiative that would bring bring high-speed broadband access to most of the state, including to schools.

February 04, 2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Floats Proposed 'Open Internet' Rules

By proposing that Internet service be regulated much like public utilities are, the FCC official seeks to retain "net neutrality."

February 03, 2015

Obama Budget Would Restore Ed-Tech Money Flow to K-12 Districts

States and school districts would see new money for teacher-training, "personalized learning," and other efforts under a $200 million budget proposal from President Obama.

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