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FCC considers expanding E-Rate program to student homes

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

At the prodding of the Government Accountability Office, educational broadband subsidies could soon extend beyond school grounds.

FCC reveals plan to license educational spectrum to 5G carriers

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The commission will hold a vote next month that educators fear will reverse a 50-year tradition prioritizing access for educational institutions.

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

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years 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.

Survey sheds light on why educators fear a future without net neutrality

by EdScoop Staff • 3 years ago

On the eve of FCC's net neutrality repeal, Funds for Learning issued a report highlighting the importance of broadband and digital equity.

Net neutrality changes expected to have big implications for education

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The FCC's decision on Thursday to pass a sweeping repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules will resonate in K-12 and higher ed, educators say.

FCC’s plan to dismantle net neutrality rules raises serious concerns for educators

by Kate Roddy • 3 years ago

Edtech supporters say the proposal would hinder learning and undermine the openness of educational resources.

School leaders, edtech organizations plead with FCC to preserve E-rate

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

In letters to the commission, superintendents and advocates describe the benefits of E-rate's Category Two Services and request continued funding.

E-rate applications decline despite need for broadband investments

by John Harrington • 3 years ago

Commentary: Funds for Learning CEO John Harrington writes about the status of E-rate — and why demand doesn't match need.

Senate confirms Carr and Rosenworcel to FCC

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

Their confirmations bring the commission back to full strength with five members — three Republicans and two Democrats.