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MIT announces $1 billion artificial intelligence and computing initiative

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced a $1 billion commitment to computing and artificial intelligence that will see the size of its faculty in these fields near double, based on a $350m gift from Stephen Schwarzman, chief executive

From Hotspots to School Bus Wi-Fi, Districts Seek Out Solutions to ‘Homework Gap’

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.

Advocates Ask FCC Chairman Not To Take Away 5G Spectrum From Rural America

Public Knowledge joined 20 rural advocacy organizations, rural healthcare providers, rural network operators, and public interest advocates (including the Benton Foundation) in a letter urging Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to

Erie Charts Course for Citywide Internet

Erie's (PA) status as a smart city is poised to take on new meaning thanks to the National League of Cities, the Erie Innovation District and Velocity Network.

EducationSuperHighway 2018 State of the States report

EducationSuperHighway released its annual State of the States report highlighting the major progress that has been achieved to connect nearly every public school classroom to high-speed broadband.

Children's advocacy groups to FCC: proposed deregulation of children's TV rules could spell the end of children's programming on broadcast TV

The Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, and the Benton Foundation told the Federal Communications Commission that if the agency proceeds with its proposed deregulation of children's TV rules, it could spell the

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Consortium for School Networking

Date: 
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 13:00 to 14:00

Libraries are Filling the Homework Gap as Students Head Back to School

Students heading back to school this fall that lack access to high-speed broadband will continue to rely upon libraries for homework assignments. Over the past few years, the U.S.

Broadband in Rural Higher Education Deserts Can Help Address Digital Divide

Broadband is a critical element of a new approach to rural higher education that aims to combine the best of on-line and in-class teaching techniques to address what some people call rural “higher education deserts.” By using broadband in rural hi

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Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition

Date: 
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 09:00 to Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:00

Community leaders, industry powerhouses, and policymakers come together at the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition's Annual Conference to build the future of broadband bit by bit. No other conference includes education, health, industry, and policy sectors uniting to discuss how broadband empowers the entire community. Join us as we dive into the nuts and bolts of E-rate, Rural Health Care, Broadband Infrastructure, and so much more.