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December 18, 2014

Obama's Ed-Tech Promises in 2008: #TBT, and a Look Ahead

In December 2008, President-elect Barack Obama vowed to improve broadband and technology access for U.S. schoolchildren, among other ed-tech priorities.

December 17, 2014

Rural Ala. Residents Receive Free Internet From School District

The Piedmont City School District has used grants to build a wireless network over its rural community.

December 11, 2014

Historic E-rate Vote Reaction: Applause, Relief, Excitement

Reaction to the newly approved funding increase for the federal E-rate program has been mostly positive.

December 11, 2014

FCC Approves Major E-Rate Funding Increase on Party-Line Vote

Funding for the E-rate, a federal program that supports technology in schools, will rise about 60 percent under a plan approved by the FCC today.

December 10, 2014

FCC to Vote on Big Funding Increase for E-Rate Program

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

E-Rate Funding Would Rise Sharply Under FCC Plan

A proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would raise yearly funding for the E-rate program from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion.

November 17, 2014

E-Rate Funding Would Get Major Boost Under FCC Chair's Plan

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.

November 14, 2014

Obama to Host Ed-Tech Summit for Superintendents

The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."

October 27, 2014

Rural Schools, Libraries May Lose Funds Under E-rate Reform

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 27, 2014

Many Rural Schools, Libraries Could Lose Funds Under New E-rate Reform

A broad coalition opposes the FCC's new definition of "rural" in its E-rate modernization plan. That change results in a potential funding loss for many of the 1,500 schools and libraries in reclassified areas.

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