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FCC reveals plan to license educational spectrum to 5G carriers
The commission will hold a vote next month that educators fear will reverse a 50-year tradition prioritizing access for educational institutions.
FCC considers limiting broadband funding for rural schools and libraries
The FCC voted to limit spending on the Universal Service Fund. The change could be finalized after a second vote in three months.
Rosenworcel proposes 'homework gap fund' to address digital disparity in K-12 districts
The FCC commissioner said she's concerned her plan may not find traction with the other commissioners.
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.
Senators propose E-rate eligibility for school bus Wi-Fi
The legislation, aimed at improving internet access for K-12 students, would direct the FCC to add school buses to its broadband discount program.
What K-12 IT directors should expect from upcoming net neutrality changes
Commentary: The FCC's rollback of Obama-era rules takes effect June 11. Here's what district technology leaders need to know — and what they can do to prepare.
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.
Release of overdue federal report on ‘homework gap’ validates stakeholder concerns
The Institute of Education Sciences' report shows a "huge gap" in broadband access among children, and it breaks down the data across demographic groups.
Schools stand to gain from FCC's move to expand use of signal boosters
Schools can use off-the-shelf equipment to strengthen cell signals, improving mobile learning and emergency communication during crises.