FCC's E-Rate updates don't look to the future, education leaders say
Updates to E-Rate are expected to benefit small and rural schools, but districts won't get any extra help when it comes to cybersecurity.
$120K for dorm Wi-Fi upgrades? College CIO does it himself instead
After a case of sticker shock, Illinois College's assistant CIO rolled up his sleeves and recruited a student worker to fix a weak wireless signal.
Buffalo schools build Wi-Fi network targeting 'homework gap'
The new wireless is network is expected to reach the homes of approximately 5,500 students, providing new educational opportunities after school.
Five ways to close the homework gap
Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.
Hundreds sign petition against FCC's plan to commercialize education's wireless service
A wireless internet service currently available primarily to educational institutions could soon be opened up for private industry to monetize.
Lawmakers want the FCC to fund Wi-Fi on school buses
New legislation would use E-rate funds to bring internet access to students who may not have connections at home.
How Dartmouth is transforming its on-campus Wi-Fi network
With the help of "AI-driven" architecture and virtualized Bluetooth beacons, the college says what it has now is far more than an internet connection.
Broadband connectivity is rising in K-12 as cost falls, report finds
CoSN's annual infrastructure report reveals a positive connectivity trend contrasted with challenges around funding and cybersecurity staffing.
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.