The FCC is exploring options for tapping into a largely unused portion of broadband spectrum, in a step that school advocates hope could boost students' access to high-speed internet connectivity.
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February 26, 2019
February 20, 2019
More than 700 E-rate applications from last year are still pending, despite efforts to streamline the program's cumbersome bureaucracy.
January 08, 2019
Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of school technology leaders.
October 18, 2018
A manual analysis of 1,000 public comments to the FCC found that 99.7 percent of them opposed a recent order dismantling Obama-era protections for net neutrality.
May 15, 2018
School and library advocates, along with Democrats in the U.S. Senate, are engaged in a last-ditch effort to prevent the Restoring Internet Freedom Order from taking effect.
April 04, 2018
Home access to digital resources is widespread, but inequities persist based on race, income, family education level, and geography, concludes a report from the U.S. Department of Education.
March 06, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill intended to prevent internet service providers from blocking or slowing online content in the state.
February 01, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act required that a report be produced by June. The Department of Education says it won't be ready until March or April.
January 25, 2018
The governors of New York and Montana say that internet service providers that fail to uphold "net neutrality" will be disqualified from winning state contracts.
January 25, 2018
From the Lifeline program to E-rate to net neutrality, the current FCC is threatening digital equity, said Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.