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Buffalo schools build Wi-Fi network targeting 'homework gap'

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The new wireless is network is expected to reach the homes of approximately 5,500 students, providing new educational opportunities after school.

Educators like the FCC's new rural broadband fund proposal

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

If created, the commission would funnel $20.4 million in subsidies to broadband infrastructure projects in underserved rural areas.

FCC considers expanding E-Rate program to student homes

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

At the prodding of the Government Accountability Office, educational broadband subsidies could soon extend beyond school grounds.

Five ways to close the homework gap

by Stacey Pusey • 2 months ago

Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.

'Tech for Rural Districts' brings new resources to remote schools

by Katya Schwenk • 3 months ago

"Like a focus group on steroids," a new initiative created by two education groups will provide online resources for remote communities.

Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

The Digital Equity Act aims to expand internet access to millions more Americans, providing new opportunities to succeed in school and the workforce.

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

by Ryan Johnston • 11 months ago

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'

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel met with school and library officials as well as other education stakeholders.

CoSN releases updated 'homework gap' toolkit

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year 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.

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