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Five ways to close the homework gap

by Stacey Pusey • 5 days 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 weeks 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 • 3 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 • 9 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.

North Carolina reaches 100 percent broadband connectivity in K-12 schools

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

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

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The Institute of Education Sciences' report shows a "huge gap" in broadband access among children, and it breaks down the data across demographic groups.

Overdue IES 'homework gap' report to be released in early April

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The Education Department agency, having blown its deadline nine months ago, drew ire this week from an FCC official.

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