What kinds of opportunities does the massive federal infusion included in the American Rescue Plan provide for ed-tech companies? Our 2-minute video gives insights.
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.
Business leaders last week sounded the alarm that COVID-19 is causing significant learning losses, particularly in early literacy, and laid out a set of recommendations for how policymakers should tackle the issue.
School systems are expected to have broad latitude to spend money from the American Rescue Plan on classroom and non-academic needs.
A bill introduced by Sens. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., proposes expanding the eligibility of the federal E-Rate program to cover the use of Wi-Fi on buses.
There are several key questions about what kinds of technologies are eligible for funding under a new, $7 billion program overseen by the FCC to improve students at-home internet access.
State laws affecting the deletion of student information and other practices can have a big impact on education companies, says Tyler Park of the Future of Privacy Forum.
A new federal stimulus legislation includes $7 billion in spending on K-12 broadband, aid that could lead to new district investments in technology and connectivity.
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.
The Biden administration’s recent guidance for how states should carry out end-of-year tests could force changes in everything from the design of exams to how they’re scheduled.