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North Carolina reaches 100 percent broadband connectivity in K-12 schools

by Ryan Johnston • 11 months ago

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

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

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

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

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

by EdScoop Staff • 1 year ago

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

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

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

by Kate Roddy • 1 year ago

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

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

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

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

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

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

"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

by John Harrington • 2 years ago

Commentary: Funds for Learning CEO John Harrington writes about the status of E-rate — and why demand doesn't match need.