Which States Have the Biggest Home Internet Access Gaps for Students?

Mississippi, Arkansas, and New Mexico have the highest percentages of students who lack adequate home technology for remote learning.

Why Helping Families Access the Internet Is So Challenging

Internet access remains out of reach for millions of homes across America, but federal officials don't agree on the scale of the problem.

S.C. to Send Wi-Fi Enabled School Buses Around State for Online Learning

Hundreds of buses could be used as mobile hotspots for remote learning with a particular focus on high-poverty and rural areas.

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.

'Homework Gap' Hits Minority, Impoverished Students Hardest, Survey Finds

The lack of access to technology and internet connectivity at home is especially severe among poor, rural, and minority students, a new survey from ACT […]

Extend Your WiFi Network

“We’ve decided to hold the start of the year convocation off-site,” the superintendent’s assistant said to me. I gave an inward groan, making no audible […]

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 […]

Decoding Fortnite: 5 Things Educators Need to Know About the Hit Video Game

How can schools prevent distractions and survive the Fortnite craze? Educators offer their best tips.

First Steps with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi Module | Maker, MakerED, Coding | Adafruit Feather Huzzah Weather station

.   . ESP8266 WiFi Weather Station with Color TFT Display We were playing around already with LED MATRIX’s, devices to visualize measured values and/or […]

First Steps with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi Module | Maker, MakerED, Coding | Scrolling Text (Time, Temp., Humidity…) with 8×8 LED MATRIX

. . First Steps with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi Module | Scrolling Text (Time, Temp., Humidity…) with 8×8 LED MATRIX  In our previous blog post (Tutorial…), […]

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.

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.

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