"homework gap"

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.

Cybersecurity, budgets top CoSN's 2019 K-12 IT Leadership Survey report

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

Expected findings, like the persistence of cybersecurity, are accompanied by surprises, like a downturn in BYOD and slow growth in online resources.

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.

Advice for educators seeking a smooth transition to the cloud

by Stacey Pusey • 4 months ago

Don't start from scratch, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey — use best practices of those who have already seen how technology can best support learning.

How mobile Wi-Fi hotspots can ease the digital divide in large school districts

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

Cutting EDge Podcast: Students in the 10th largest U.S. school district are gaining internet access with device lending programs at their libraries.

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.

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.

Homework gap is equivalent of only giving some students textbooks, governor says

by Mark Satter • 10 months ago

Washington's Jay Inslee is looking for answers on expanding broadband access.

Senators propose E-rate eligibility for school bus Wi-Fi

by Patience Wait • 11 months ago

The legislation, aimed at improving internet access for K-12 students, would direct the FCC to add school buses to its broadband discount program.

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