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FCC reveals plan to license educational spectrum to 5G carriers

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 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.

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