The head of a coalition that advocates for stronger broadband for schools and libraries talks about an FCC plan to allow E-rate dollars to be used for K-12 cybersecurity.
Scaling Back or Holding Firm? School Districts’ Changing Views on the Role of Ed Tech
An EdWeek Market Brief Survey Underscores Contradictory Views of Digital Tools, as the Pandemic Fades
An EdWeek Market Brief survey reveals worries among K-12 officials about the influence of technology, as districts put the worst of the pandemic further behind them.
The state program uses federal stimulus aid to award grants of up to $1,000 per child and $3,000 per family.
What Kinds of Technology Are Districts Buying, and How Are They Paying for It?
An EdWeek Market Brief Survey Asks K-12 Officials About Spending on Devices, and the Funding Sources They Count On
An EdWeek Market Brief survey looks into how much districts are spending on difference types of devices the funding sources they count on.
The Next Wi-Fi Connectivity Hurdle for Ed-Tech Companies
Many School Districts Need On-Campus Upgrades to Accommodate Rapid Tech Growth of Devices and Use
Districts’ internet connectivity has vastly improved, but the sheer number of tech devices and tools that operate on them is creating new needs.
Districts Have Invested Heavily in Devices. Can Their Internet Connectivity Keep Up?
West Virginia's E-Rate Coordinator Talks About Persistent Challenges for Schools, and Students Working From Home
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.
One rural school district in Texas says that satellite internet is helping bridge gaps with rural students who don’t have access to a landline.
The Federal Communications Commission’s second application window for its $7 billion, out-of-school connectivity fund is — at least for now — focused on supporting future tech purchases, not reimbursing costs incurred early in the pandemic.
How Will Districts Spend Their Slice of the New FCC $7 Billion Connectivity Fund?
EdWeek Market Brief Surveyed K-12 Leaders About Their Plans for Using the New Stimulus Package for Devices and Other Needs
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district administrators on how they plan to spend new stimulus funds focused on out-of-school internet connectivity needs.