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.
Cybersecurity, budgets top CoSN's 2019 K-12 IT Leadership Survey report
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
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
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
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
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'
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.
Homework gap is equivalent of only giving some students textbooks, governor says
Washington's Jay Inslee is looking for answers on expanding broadband access.
Senators propose E-rate eligibility for school bus Wi-Fi
The legislation, aimed at improving internet access for K-12 students, would direct the FCC to add school buses to its broadband discount program.