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Hundreds sign petition against FCC's plan to commercialize education's wireless service

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

A wireless internet service currently available primarily to educational institutions could soon be opened up for private industry to monetize.

One way or another, schools are connecting their students to broadband

by Stacey Pusey • 4 weeks ago

Commentary: The methods in each state vary, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey, but most states have coordinated strategies for reaching everyone.

Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The Digital Equity Act aims to expand internet access to millions more Americans, providing new opportunities to succeed in school and the workforce.

Georgia U. partnership halves broadband costs for K-12

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The University System of Georgia's Dave Nix explains how sharing resources and building new private partnerships has yielded big savings for K-12.

Broadband connectivity is rising in K-12 as cost falls, report finds

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

CoSN's annual infrastructure report reveals a positive connectivity trend contrasted with challenges around funding and cybersecurity staffing.

National broadband coverage grossly over-represented by FCC data, says non-profit

by Colin Wood • 9 months ago

Researchers claim that industry-supplied data to FCC overstates broadband availability and misleads local policy officials.

Report: Teachers are the nexus of technology decisions and purchases

by Corinne Lestch • 10 months ago

A recent analysis by MDR Education finds that teachers can and do wield significant power for observing technology trends in their own classrooms.

In New Mexico, a collective push to close the 'homework gap'

by Ryan Johnston • 11 months ago

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel met with school and library officials as well as other education stakeholders.

FirstNet inks first school district for public safety network

by Ryan Johnston • 11 months ago

Schools in part of the Spartanburg, South Carolina, area will receive FirstNet-enabled devices and app ecosystem access.

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