Tags digital equity

All students need and deserve broadband access, education leaders say

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Educators visiting Washington this week are called for policymakers to provide high-speed internet service to all students, regardless of neighborhood

Carson City K-12 district narrows 'digital equity gap' with 1:1 laptop program

by Jake Williams • 5 months ago

With more than half of the Nevada district's students on reduced-cost lunch, the devices are ensuring all students get a resource-rich education.

Rosenworcel proposes 'homework gap fund' to address digital disparity in K-12 districts

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The FCC commissioner said she's concerned her plan may not find traction with the other commissioners.

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

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

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

Future Farmers of America, Microsoft to develop tech-based agricultural curriculum

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The three-year partnership with Microsoft aims to bring agricultural education into the 21st century. It will kick off at the FFA's annual convention in October.

​California making headway on plans for first fully online community college

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

California Gov. Jerry Brown shared details about how his state is getting closer to rolling out its first fully online community college.

Microsoft to invest $1.5 millions in Computer Science Teachers Association

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The investment will act as "seed money" for the K-12 association and will be distributed over three years, Microsoft officials said.

ISTE 2018 provides megaphone for edtech groups

by Patience Wait • 1 year ago

Groups like Common Sense and Future Ready Schools announced their latest efforts to ensure the effective use of technology in education.

Senators propose E-rate eligibility for school bus Wi-Fi

by Patience Wait • 1 year ago

The legislation, aimed at improving internet access for K-12 students, would direct the FCC to add school buses to its broadband discount program.