"homework gap"

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

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 5 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 • 6 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 • 6 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 • 7 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.

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

by Ryan Johnston • 7 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.

Funds For Learning launches new service to assist schools with E-rate

by EdScoop Staff • 8 months ago

Peter Kaplan, client solutions lead at Funds For Learning, explains the new My E-rate Guides and lays out the latest education happenings at the FCC.

Boulder Valley Schools' CIO gets creative on closing homework gap

by EdScoop Staff • 8 months ago

Andrew Moore, CIO of the Colorado district, describes his tireless efforts to get internet in the homes of students and offers advice for others looking to do the same.

Release of overdue federal report on ‘homework gap’ validates stakeholder concerns

by Ryan Johnston • 8 months 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.

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