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FCC considers expanding E-Rate program to student homes

by Ryan Johnston

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

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

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.

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

by Kate Roddy

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

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

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

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

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

USAC chief resigns after sharp criticism from FCC chairman about E-rate rollout

by Corinne Lestch

Chris Henderson, who was appointed to the post in 2014, will be replaced by Acting CEO Vicki Robinson.