Alaska ramps up efforts to close broadband gap in K-12 schools
The state remains a laggard nationally when it comes to school connectivity, but a partnership with EducationSuperHighway aims to fix that.
One year in, Colorado sees progress in initiative to connect rural districts
A partnership formed last year, plus grant funding, are improving connectivity for schools in the state, particularly in remote areas.
School leaders, edtech organizations plead with FCC to preserve E-rate
In letters to the commission, superintendents and advocates describe the benefits of E-rate's Category Two Services and request continued funding.
EdTech Hero: Laurel Ballard delivers broadband to districts across Wyoming
Ballard has connected rural schools to high-speed internet and "worked tirelessly" to implement a statewide learning management system.
Over 6 million students still lack high-speed internet access, report finds
But, in its annual report, nonprofit EducationSuperHighway reveals progress has been made toward closing the digital divide.
Montana invests $2 million in broadband expansion for schools
Through a fund-matching program in partnership with the FCC, Montana could obtain as much as 0 million for its digital infrastructure in schools.
States cut in half the number of K-12 students lacking high-speed broadband
A new report from EducationSuperHighway highlights K-12 broadband gains but says more work is needed to deliver digital tools to 11.6 million students still lacking adequate access.