Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government
The Digital Equity Act aims to expand internet access to millions more Americans, providing new opportunities to succeed in school and the workforce.
Lawmakers want the FCC to fund Wi-Fi on school buses
New legislation would use E-rate funds to bring internet access to students who may not have connections at home.
Rosenworcel proposes 'homework gap fund' to address digital disparity in K-12 districts
The FCC commissioner said she's concerned her plan may not find traction with the other commissioners.
RealNetworks offers free facial recognition software for K-12
The technology — though sure to spark some controversy — aims to help control access to school buildings.
In New Mexico, a collective push to close the 'homework gap'
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel met with school and library officials as well as other education stakeholders.
CoSN releases updated 'homework gap' toolkit
"We wanted it to be as practical as possible," said Sue Bearden, a project manager for the association. The toolkit recommends five direct actions.
ISTE launches online professional learning hub for educators
The hub, called "ISTE U," will train teachers on technology topics like artificial intelligence, mobile learning and open educational resources.
The top three trends in edtech today, as told by educators
Data-driven instruction, classroom learning technology and Google products top the list of edtech trends this year, Kahoot survey found.
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.
Oregon establishes fund-matching program for K-12 broadband services
The fund, announced by Gov. Kate Brown Friday, will catalyze up to million in broadband investment in rural Oregon in the first year.