Funding critical improvements in school broadband requires a "walking away" from costly E-rate subsidies for outmoded technologies, Tom Wheeler tells the Council of Chief State School Officers.
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February 04, 2014
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January 03, 2014
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December 19, 2013
The cable and Internet provider Comcast will partner with Khan Academy, a major source of open resources, in an attempt to boost needy students' access to the Internet and online learning resources.
December 04, 2013
Foundations supported by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are lending their backing to a nonprofit focused on improving high-speed broadband in schools.
December 03, 2013
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November 13, 2013
Public comments on E-rate proposals show contrasting views on whether the program funding should support community wireless hotspots away from schools.
November 07, 2013
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