Ed Tech News Roundup: TED Talks and Firefighters

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of biweekly ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy — and if you have a story […]

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.

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Net Neutrality Law, Provoking Fight With Feds

Critics say a 2017 order approved by the FCC that dismantled net neutrality could stymie the flow of online content to K-12 schools.

Cyberattacks During FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Fight? Didn't Happen, Agency Now Says

During its contentious debate over net neutrality, the FCC said its public comment system was slowed by cyberattacks. Now the agency says those claims were […]

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 […]

How Net Neutrality Impacts eLearning: Trouble on the Horizon?

If net neutrality goes away, carriers will be free to cater to their most lucrative customers, possibly at the expense of others. It seems obvious […]

Democratic FCC Commissioner, Advocate For Net Neutrality and Lifeline, Resigns

Mignon Clyburn, one of two Democrats on the five-member commission, announced her plans to step down.

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.

Trump Signs Orders on Rural Broadband Access

President Trump signed orders aiming to make it easier to locate broadband infrastructure on federal land in rural America, but the impact of the orders […]

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