North Carolina reaches 100 percent broadband connectivity in K-12 schools
State officials initially hoped to achieve this milestone by 2022, but after re-evaluating their approach, they found a way to reach all students in 2018.
Release of overdue federal report on ‘homework gap’ validates stakeholder concerns
The Institute of Education Sciences' report shows a "huge gap" in broadband access among children, and it breaks down the data across demographic groups.
Congressman, FCC commissioner (literally) answer students' call on net neutrality
Jessica Rosenworcel and Rep. Paul Tonko videoconferenced with students from Bethlehem High School for a real-life lesson in civic engagement.
Survey sheds light on why educators fear a future without net neutrality
On the eve of FCC's net neutrality repeal, Funds for Learning issued a report highlighting the importance of broadband and digital equity.
Net neutrality changes expected to have big implications for education
The FCC's decision on Thursday to pass a sweeping repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules will resonate in K-12 and higher ed, educators say.
FCC’s plan to dismantle net neutrality rules raises serious concerns for educators
Edtech supporters say the proposal would hinder learning and undermine the openness of educational resources.
School leaders, edtech organizations plead with FCC to preserve E-rate
In letters to the commission, superintendents and advocates describe the benefits of E-rate's Category Two Services and request continued funding.
Over 6 million students still lack high-speed internet access, report finds
But, in its annual report, nonprofit EducationSuperHighway reveals progress has been made toward closing the digital divide.
FCC commissioner highlights E-rate success in North Carolina
"There’s nothing better than seeing this first-hand,” Jessica Rosenworcel told EdScoop after visiting a middle school E-rate recipient Wednesday.
E-rate applications decline despite need for broadband investments
Commentary: Funds for Learning CEO John Harrington writes about the status of E-rate — and why demand doesn't match need.