Georgia U. partnership halves broadband costs for K-12
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
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
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
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'
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
Schools in part of the Spartanburg, South Carolina, area will receive FirstNet-enabled devices and app ecosystem access.
CoSN releases updated 'homework gap' toolkit
"We wanted it to be as practical as possible," said Sue Bearden, a project manager for the association. The toolkit recommends five direct actions.
North Carolina reaches 100 percent broadband connectivity in K-12 schools
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.
Oregon establishes fund-matching program for K-12 broadband services
The fund, announced by Gov. Kate Brown Friday, will catalyze up to million in broadband investment in rural Oregon in the first year.