Lack of Home Internet Access Is Educational Hardship, Report Suggests

Teachers in high-poverty schools are more likely to avoid giving homework assignments that require internet access because many students lack such access at home.

Can Tapping Into Unused Broadband Spectrum Boost K-12 Connectivity?

The FCC is exploring options for tapping into a largely unused portion of broadband spectrum, in a step that school advocates hope could boost students' […]

Hundreds of 2018 E-Rate Applications Still in Limbo

More than 700 E-rate applications from last year are still pending, despite efforts to streamline the program's cumbersome bureaucracy.

School Connectivity, Access to Devices Continue to Rise, Survey Finds

Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of […]

Nearly All Public Comments to FCC Defended 'Net Neutrality,' Analysis Says

A manual analysis of 1,000 public comments to the FCC found that 99.7 percent of them opposed a recent order dismantling Obama-era protections for net […]

TCEA Board Sets Legislative Priorities

Every two years, the TCEA Board of Directors adopts their legislative priorities. In order to arrive at these priorities, they survey the members, look at […]

FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal to Take Effect June 11, Worrying Schools

School and library advocates, along with Democrats in the U.S. Senate, are engaged in a last-ditch effort to prevent the Restoring Internet Freedom Order from […]

Students' Home Internet, Computer Access: 10 Numbers to Know

Home access to digital resources is widespread, but inequities persist based on race, income, family education level, and geography, concludes a report from the U.S. […]

Washington State Defies FCC and Passes 'Net Neutrality' Law

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill intended to prevent internet service providers from blocking or slowing online content in the state.

Ed. Department Late on 'Homework Gap' Study, Advocacy Groups Say

The Every Student Succeeds Act required that a report be produced by June. The Department of Education says it won't be ready until March or […]

New York, Montana Govs. Sign Orders Aimed at Preserving 'Net Neutrality'

The governors of New York and Montana say that internet service providers that fail to uphold "net neutrality" will be disqualified from winning state contracts.

At FCC, Democratic Concerns Over K-12: Q&A With Jessica Rosenworcel

From the Lifeline program to E-rate to net neutrality, the current FCC is threatening digital equity, said Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.

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