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 […]

FCC Dismantles 'Net Neutrality' Policy, and K-12 Schools Await Impact

Critics fear the new policy will allow internet service providers to create fast and slow lanes in a way that restricts online options for consumers, […]

The E-Rate Program: 6 Big Numbers to Know

The state of the federal E-Rate program is mostly strong, with some areas of concern, according to a new report from Funds for Learning.

Teachers Fear the Unknown in FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Vote

Teachers worry that their ability to access online resources will diminish if the FCC's proposed order easing regulations on internet service providers is approved.

FCC Approves Lifeline Changes, Seeks Comment on Possible Budget Cap

In a party-line vote, the Federal Communications Commission limited Lifeline support for "premium Wi-Fi" services and issued a new notice of proposed rulemaking.

FCC Chair Seeks Emergency E-rate Relief for Schools Hit by Hurricanes

Ajit Pai wants the FCC to use the E-rate program to grant money and flexibility to schools and libraries in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas.

FCC Seeks Comment on Access to WiFi for Schools and Libraries

The E-Rate provided billions of dollars for "category two" requests from schools and libraries. The FCC wants to know how the program is working.

E-Rate, Other Universal-Service Funds to Be Transferred to U.S. Treasury

The move, which would take effect in 2018, comes in the wake of a recommendation by the federal Government Accountability Office.

Trump Names Nominees to Fill Empty FCC Seats, With High Stakes for Schools

If confirmed by the Senate, Republican Brendan Carr and Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel would bring the Federal Communications Commission back to full strength.

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