FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler pledged in a recent speech that the agency will work to preserve “open, competitive, safe, and accessible broadband networks.”
The Miami-Dade school system, which has 350,000 students, has announced it will move ahead with an ambitious technology plan, after initially delaying the project.
The Federal Communications Commission will lift the amount devoted to schools’ and libraries’ high-speed Internet access by $1 billion annually through the E-rate program.
The number of education-focused mergers and acquistions rose during the most recent year, according to an analysis by Berkery Noyes, a investment bank.
A group of about 50 business leaders have written to the Federal Communications Commission calling for improvements to the E-rate progarm.
Grants awarded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are designed to help charters and traditional districts work through issues that have traditionally sparked friction between the two sectors.
Pearson, the global education publisher, recently conceded that it has faced a tough financial environment in North America over the past year.
In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, 34 state schools chief vowed to not share personally identifiable student data with the federal government.
Nearly two-thirds of Michigan’s districts are contracting out at least one of three main support services, according to the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
Apple has settled a complaint for at least $32.5 million, brought by the Federal Trade Commission, focused on charges incurred by children on apps.