The E-Rate Program has played a critical role in moving our nation's schools into the 21st century, and I wish it had substantially more funding. I am concerned, though, that the recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking outlines changes that will substantially reduce the effectiveness of this critical program.
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September 09, 2013
June 10, 2013
A nationwide survey reveals that students have different views of the usefulness of laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets, depending on the task at hand.
November 19, 2012
The decision comes two weeks after the school reform measure was nixed by voters on Election Day.
October 15, 2012
More than a decade after Maine launched the first-ever statewide 1-to-1 laptop program, Florida is considering a proposal to put a digital device in the hands of every student.
August 20, 2012
Nearly 3 in 4 respondents were against an outright ban on cellphones in schools, and most preferred allowing students to use laptops and tablets in schools by the time they reach high school.
July 09, 2012
But to move away from a traditional lecture model, teachers say they need to overcome dwindling budgets.
May 11, 2012
A delegation from the Consortium for School Networking traveled last November to visit programs in Argentina and Uruguay.
May 08, 2012
Idaho Superintendent of Schools Tom Luna says technology-driven reforms are not replacing teachers.