The Federal Communications Commission is engaging Congress to expand funding for in-home connectivity and devices for teachers and students grappling with the coronavirus crisis.
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September 19, 2018
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.
August 07, 2018
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.
May 10, 2018
How can schools prevent distractions and survive the Fortnite craze? Educators offer their best tips.
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.
December 12, 2017
The state of the federal E-Rate program is mostly strong, with some areas of concern, according to a new report from Funds for Learning.
September 26, 2017
The E-Rate provided billions of dollars for "category two" requests from schools and libraries. The FCC wants to know how the program is working.
December 15, 2016
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who led a reform of the E-rate program and promoted "net neutrality," will step down on Jan. 20.
December 02, 2015
Richard Culatta, an advocate for "open" resources and better technology coordination in districts, is resigning as director of the U.S. Department of Education's office of technology.
November 04, 2015
Fewer than half of district leaders surveyed said all their schools are meeting FCC Internet-connectivity targets, citing money as the biggest barrier to progress.