Education technology

Facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using and managing appropriate technological processes and resources

FCC Proposes Updates to Children's Programming Rules

The Federal Communications Commission launched a proceeding to seek comment on proposed revisions to the children’s television programming rules.

The Perilous Future of Internet Access for Students of Color

As teachers increasingly integrate internet-based programs into both lesson plans and homework, the internet has become an essential tool for students.

Sen Markey to FCC: Children's Television Proposals Lack Facts

Sen Ed Markey (D-MA) hosted a press conference July 11 to call for the Federal Communications Commission to convert its children's television notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) into a notice of inquiry (NOI) so it can collect more data on the im

Supporting Students & Families in Out-of-School Learning

This toolkit provides background context for the Homework Gap, addresses broader implications of household connectivity, suggests resources for scoping the problem, and details five strategies districts are currently using to address these challen

Chairman Pai marks achievement of Internet in every NC classroom

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai joined NC Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and other state leaders to celebrate a goal more than 10 years in the making: connecting every classroom in the state with broadband Internet access.

Chairman Pai's Response to Senator Tester Regarding the E-Rate Program

On March 13, 2018, Sen Jon Tester (D-MT) and Gov Steve Bullock (D-MT) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to express concerns with FCC regulations that are causing significant delays on certain school broadband projects in

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House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:00

SHLB Commends FCC’s Letter to USAC Regarding E-rate Drop-Down Menu Concerns

The Federal Communications Commission sent a letter that instructed the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) not to deny E-rate applications over confusion caused by the drop-down menu issue. The letter also directs USAC to clarify the

FCC Delays are Keeping Broadband from Rural School Kids

Under the Trump administration, rural schools requesting funding for broadband expansion have faced record delays and denials, according to the non-profit EducationSuperHighway, which works to get schools connected to the internet.

Technology Counts 2018

Results of a survey focused on screen-time, personalized learning, social media, cyber-bullying, media literacy, sexting, and the Computer Science for All movement.Highlights of the survey findings include: