While most schools in the US boast broadband access these days, there is a homework gap—the problem created when students who use digital learning in class can’t get online at home to finish up their schoolwork.
It’s one of the cruelest ironies in education: today’s schools must build and maintain robust high-speed, fiber-optic internet connections.
With network neutrality in the rearview mirror, is E-Rate next on the Federal Communications Commission’s chopping block? Experts admit it’s possible, if unlikely, but suggest a more probable series of modest changes in the short term.
From Neutrality to Inequality: Why the FCC Is Dismantling Equal Access and What It Could Mean for Education
[Commentary] Faculty members who teach face-to-face may imagine that the vote by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle net neutrality doesn’t touch them, since their instruction is exclusively on campus, not plugged in to the web.