Education technology

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

Affordable Broadband for Students Hinges on FCC’s EBS Proceeding

I know firsthand what it’s like living on the wrong side of the digital divide because my local community in rural Minnesota has been experiencing it for far too long.

Benton Foundation, EducationSuperHighway Highlight E-rate Administration Flaws

The Benton Foundation and EducationSuperHighway met with Federal Communications Commission Wireline Competition Bureau staff and separately with legal advisors to Chairman Pai and Commissioners Rosenworcel and Starks on March 7, 2019, to discuss a

Let’s Give Schools a Tool to Solve the Homework Gap

One of the most disturbing aspects of the digital divide is the “homework gap.” The term – first coined by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel – describes the situation faced by the estimated 12 million students that cannot complete their

Want Better Education in Rural America? Start with Broadband

Nationwide, rural communities have 37% more residents without access to high-speed internet connections when compared with their urban peers.

State K-12 Broadband Leadership 2019: Driving Connectivity, Access and Student Success

This report highlights the importance of state leadership and the various ways states strive to support districts and schools to achieve equitable digital learning opportunities for all students both on campus and outside of school. States demonst

57 Rural WISPs File Letter in Support of EBS Filing Windows

Nearly five dozen rural, wireless internet service providers (WISPs) signed letters sent to the Federal Communications Commission to "express [their] enthusiastic support for the Commission to make available new Educational Broadband Service (EBS)


Funds For Learning

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 14:00

In this webinar, we will take a look at USAC's first funding wave of funding year 2019. Who received funding? What types of applications were funded? What was NOT in the funding wave?

South Carolina students do homework in parking lots to get Wi-Fi. Rep Clyburn wants Congress to help

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) was meeting with farmers about disaster relief when one Chester County resident shared a story about a different kind of disaster unfolding in rural South Carolina.

Ed-Tech Supporters Promise Innovations That Can Transform Schools. Teachers Not Seeing Impact

According to a new, nationally representative survey conducted by the Education Week Research Center, K-12 educators remain skeptical that new technologies will transform public schooling or dramatically improve teaching and learning. Fewer than o

2019 Horizon Report -- Higher Education Edition

This report profiles six key trends, six significant challenges, and six developments in educational technology for higher education.