"high-speed broadband"

Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

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

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

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

by Patience Wait • 9 months ago

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'

by Ryan Johnston • 10 months ago

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel met with school and library officials as well as other education stakeholders.

CoSN releases updated 'homework gap' toolkit

by Ryan Johnston • 10 months ago

"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

by Emily Tate • 10 months ago

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

by Mark Satter • 11 months ago

​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

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.

Oregon establishes fund-matching program for K-12 broadband services

by Ryan Johnston • 12 months ago

The fund, announced by Gov. Kate Brown Friday, will catalyze up to million in broadband investment in rural Oregon in the first year.