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.
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.
Funds For Learning launches new service to assist schools with E-rate
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
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
The Institute of Education Sciences' report shows a "huge gap" in broadband access among children, and it breaks down the data across demographic groups.