How to discuss student data privacy in your school and community
Commentary: communicating data privacy requirements and ramifications can be challenge for school leaders, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.
'Homework gap' prompts K-12 teachers to skip some assignments
New survey results from Common Sense Media show that still some 12 million students in the U.S. lack access to broadband internet.
Buffalo schools build Wi-Fi network targeting 'homework gap'
The new wireless is network is expected to reach the homes of approximately 5,500 students, providing new educational opportunities after school.
Educators like the FCC's new rural broadband fund proposal
If created, the commission would funnel $20.4 million in subsidies to broadband infrastructure projects in underserved rural areas.
FCC considers expanding E-Rate program to student homes
At the prodding of the Government Accountability Office, educational broadband subsidies could soon extend beyond school grounds.
Five ways to close the homework gap
Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.
'Tech for Rural Districts' brings new resources to remote schools
"Like a focus group on steroids," a new initiative created by two education groups will provide online resources for remote communities.
FCC reveals plan to license educational spectrum to 5G carriers
The commission will hold a vote next month that educators fear will reverse a 50-year tradition prioritizing access for educational institutions.
Hundreds sign petition against FCC's plan to commercialize education's wireless service
A wireless internet service currently available primarily to educational institutions could soon be opened up for private industry to monetize.
Turn struggling readers into leaders with assistive technology
Commentary: edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock explains how resources like audiobooks can empower students to learn more independently.