The U.S. Department of Justice has come out in support of the FCC creating a centralized document repository for E-rate procurements, a step the the law enforcement agency says could help root out fraud.
A new analysis shows K-12 needs for stronger connectivity are likely to surge in the years ahead, as districts increase their use of classroom tech and as 1-to-1 programs expand.
A district in Michigan is looking for parent engagement workshops and programs while a system in Missouri seeks E-rate consulting services.
West Virginia’s state E-rate coordinator talks about the investments school districts are making in connectivity for schools, and for students’ homes.
Newly proposed federal rules would overhaul the process for making awards through the federal program, which aims to improve school and library internet connectivity.
EdWeek Market Brief takes an inside look at how a South Carolina district is spending on revamped internet connectivity, and the implications for ed-tech vendors.
The vast majority of school districts using the $4 billion E-Rate program will need to upgrade their on-campus internet in the next three years, according to a new analysis.
The Aurora Institute identified several initiatives that national policymakers can take to close the homework gap as remote learning continues to be prominent in the K-12 space.
School districts would not be eligible to spend their portion of a $7 billion emergency connectivity fund on smartphones, in a draft order put forward by the Federal Communications Commission.
Many school systems applying for E-rate funding this year are focused on a new set of needs, and their shifting priorities have implications for ed-tech companies.