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Georgia U. partnership halves broadband costs for K-12

by Colin Wood • 1 month 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 • 2 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 • 7 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 • 8 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 • 9 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 • 9 months ago

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

CoSN releases updated 'homework gap' toolkit

by Ryan Johnston • 9 months ago

"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

by Ryan Johnston • 10 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.

Oregon establishes fund-matching program for K-12 broadband services

by Ryan Johnston • 11 months ago

The fund, announced by Gov. Kate Brown Friday, will catalyze up to million in broadband investment in rural Oregon in the first year.

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