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Trends | Digital Equity

While two decades of improved Internet access for schools has largely closed what remains of the ‘digital divide’ in schools – more recent mobile technologies have now opened wide a new ‘homework gap’ into which lower-income students too often fall. … Continue reading

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Trends | Restructured E-Rate Guide

Filled with expert analysis and insights, the newly released Guide to the E-Rate 2.0 provides program and market information to help education technology providers understand how the newly restructured e-rate program will impact school district capabilities and needs for technology and digital … Continue reading

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Laying the Groundwork

FCC’s E-Rate program closes the Wi-Fi gap and opens up digital learning environments. GUEST COLUMN | by Shane Buckley Over the next several years, the education industry will see a major shift. The implementation of new standards, the move to … Continue reading

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Great Connectivity Expectations

Keys to unlocking the most value from new e-rate funding. GUEST COLUMN | by Jason King As many children and teachers head back to school, they are bringing with them a plethora of wireless devices to use as educational tools … Continue reading

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E-Rate Update

The program’s guidelines haven’t been updated since its 1996 introduction.   GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Cruzan On March 6, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Public Notice revealing E-rate program reforms under consideration by the agency. The notice … Continue reading

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