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.
Student data systems compromised in Hawaii, Tennessee
Law enforcement and cybersecurity firms are currently investigating to see if the student data was compromised by the vendor used in 43 states.
FCC votes to auction off Educational Broadband Service in 2020
Telecommunications providers will soon compete for licenses for the 2.5 GHz spectrum to build out the next generation of their wireless networks.
Security, wireless internet upgrades head to New York schools
The state will disperse another $85 million of a $2 billion education fund created through the Smart Schools Bond Act in 2014.
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.
FCC considers limiting broadband funding for rural schools and libraries
The FCC voted to limit spending on the Universal Service Fund. The change could be finalized after a second vote in three months.