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April 26, 2019

Districts Often Out of Touch with Teachers' Biggest Tech Needs, Survey Finds

A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.

February 26, 2019

Can Tapping Into Unused Broadband Spectrum Boost K-12 Connectivity?

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.

February 19, 2019

Rural Students' Technology Access Still Lagging Behind, ACT Report Shows

While one in five students in U.S. public schools live in a rural area, they are often overlooked when it comes to ed-tech needs, report suggests.

January 24, 2019

Automation, Jobs, and Education: 7 Key Takeaways From New Brookings Analysis

Young workers are poised to be hit especially hard by automation, the Brookings Institution found, but schools can help by focusing on students' digital skills, creativity, and emotional intelligence.

September 19, 2018

'Homework Gap' Hits Minority, Impoverished Students Hardest, Survey Finds

The lack of access to technology and internet connectivity at home is especially severe among poor, rural, and minority students, a new survey from ACT reveals.

September 18, 2018

Charter School 4th Graders: Less Access to Computers in School, More At Home

A new analysis of NAEP survey and performance data examines differences in students' access to computers and use of classroom technology.

August 14, 2018

Characteristics of Effective Tech Coaching in Schools Explored in New Report

Instructional-technology coaching programs should be voluntary, personalized for each teacher, and not used for evaluation, according to a new report from Digital Promise.

August 07, 2018

Cyberattacks During FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Fight? Didn't Happen, Agency Now Says

During its contentious debate over net neutrality, the FCC said its public comment system was slowed by cyberattacks. Now the agency says those claims were unfounded.

April 17, 2018

Democratic FCC Commissioner, Advocate For Net Neutrality and Lifeline, Resigns

Mignon Clyburn, one of two Democrats on the five-member commission, announced her plans to step down.

April 04, 2018

Students' Home Internet, Computer Access: 10 Numbers to Know

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.

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