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

by Ryan Johnston • 12 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.

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

by EdScoop Staff • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 2 years ago

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

FCC nominees pressed on E-rate program during Senate hearing

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

E-rate, the government program to help schools and libraries access the internet, was one of the main topics of Wednesday's hearing.

FCC nominees to go before Senate next week

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The nominees, who include the chairman and two commissioners, each highlighted broadband access as a priority in their applications.