Tags Funds for Learning

Demand for broadband in schools strong, E-Rate survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

E-Rate recipients came out in record numbers for an annual survey conducted by Funds For Learning, which found sustained demand for bandwidth.

ISTE 2018 provides megaphone for edtech groups

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

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

Survey sheds light on why educators fear a future without net neutrality

by EdScoop Staff • 3 years ago

On the eve of FCC's net neutrality repeal, Funds for Learning issued a report highlighting the importance of broadband and digital equity.

School leaders, edtech organizations plead with FCC to preserve E-rate

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

In letters to the commission, superintendents and advocates describe the benefits of E-rate's Category Two Services and request continued funding.

Louisiana district illustrates power of E-rate in education

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

Without E-rate funds, "we may not be where we are now," said the tech director of a district that recently launched 1:1 and implemented online testing.

E-rate continues to have support of FCC Chairman Pai – so far

by John Harrington • 4 years ago

Commentary: Early pace of 2017 E-rate applications surpasses last year’s request rates.

The internet is speeding up – and schools are demanding faster connections

by John Harrington • 4 years ago

Commentary: School districts around the country are spending 23 percent more on internet access compared to last year.

Recharged: Schools, libraries get full $3.9B E-Rate funding

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The Federal Communications Commission will honor all the funding requests for high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi upgrades from schools and libraries across the country.

As E-Rate deadline looms, what’s next for schools?

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The CEO of Funds for Learning talks about what comes after Thursday night’s deadline for schools and libraries to request money for Internet upgrades.