Many Students Still Lack Home Internet. Here's How Big the Problem Is.

Only 11 percent of school district leaders and principals said all their students have the home internet access they need to fully participate in virtual […]

Districts: Here's How to Get Some Help With the E-Rate

Ed tech officials: Confused about the E-Rate? The State Educational Technology Directors Association is on the case.

Making Sure Every Child Has Home Internet Access: 8 Steps to Get There

Involving the postal service, getting schools to help pay, and setting up statewide public networks could be part of the mix.

Districts Get Second Shot at E-Rate Funds to Bolster Campus Connectivity

School districts now have until Oct. 16 to get their applications in for this new round of funding, thanks to a recent FCC order.

Narrowing the Gap in Home Connectivity

  By Charles Sosnik E-rate may still be the answer if Congress and the FCC can work together In the Learning Counsel’s National Survey, schools and […]

Ed-Tech Groups to Congress: More Than $5 Billion Needed to Address Internet Access Gaps

Schools need help from the federal government to prepare millions of U.S. students for remote learning this fall and beyond.

5 Insights for How to Tackle the Digital Divide During the Coronavirus and Beyond

Districts are scrambling to purchase new equipment and help families connect to the internet, all while waiting on policy changes for broader relief.

FCC Extends E-Rate Deadlines to Help Schools During School Shutdowns

The FCC said in a statement that the "unprecedented circumstances" brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak merited the deadline extensions.

FCC, Congress Weigh Overhaul of E-Rate to Fund Remote Learning

The Federal Communications Commission is engaging Congress to expand funding for in-home connectivity and devices for teachers and students grappling with the coronavirus crisis.

Cries of 'Hunger Games' Follow Proposed Ed-Tech Funding Caps

Fans of the E-rate worry that rapid progress could be threatened by a Republican-backed effort to place new restrictions on the amount of money the […]

'Mission Accomplished' on K-12 Internet Connectivity: A Conversation With Evan Marwell

Evan Marwell, the founder and CEO of EducationSuperHighway, spells out why school internet connectivity is "mission accomplished," what still needs to be done in education […]

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.

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