The global private school provider says it has invested $1 billion in its schools and personnel since fiscal year 2014.
An FCC commissioner critical of the agencies’ proposed memorandum of understanding blasts it as a “confusing, lackluster, reactionary afterthought” that will not safeguard the public.
Google Chromebooks remain a dominant player in the U.S. school market, though their growth has slipped a bit recently, according to a new report by Futuresource Consulting.
Abdulla Al Karam, director general of the one of the United Arab Emirates’ main school regulatory bodies, sees continued K-12 demands ahead.
Some industry officials say big telecom providers aren’t likely to throttle K-12 districts’ web access, even if they have new power to do so.
Districts tend to want comprehensive curricula that they can modify, rather than piecemeal coverage of content, according to the Babson Survey Research Group.
In many states, including Florida and Arizona, funding for K-12 still lags well below levels they were at in 2008, before the “Great Recession,” an analysis says.
The sale of Wall Street English, a big provider of English-language learning in China and other countries, will generate $300 million.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to dismantle “net neutrality” policies adopted two years are being greeted skeptically by some school officials.
If the FCC weakens “net neutrality” provisions, some advocates predict that schools’ access to online resources will suffer.