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
February 05, 2015
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
By proposing that Internet service be regulated much like public utilities are, the FCC official seeks to retain "net neutrality."
February 03, 2015
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.
February 03, 2015
President Obama's budget calls for restoring the Enhancing Education Through Technology program and giving states money to support "model districts" at the local level.
January 26, 2015
New resources are available to help schools and libraries file for E-rate support following a year of historic changes to the program.
January 16, 2015
Complications around student-data-privacy, frustrations with the K-12 procurement process, and the lure of the global marketplace are some key trends to watch in 2015.
January 08, 2015
The executive director for the State Educational Technology Directors Association has announced his plans to leave that post next month.
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 18, 2014
In December 2008, President-elect Barack Obama vowed to improve broadband and technology access for U.S. schoolchildren, among other ed-tech priorities.