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Digital Equity Act Would Provide $250M Annually to Address Digital Divide


Senate introduced a bill that would invest hundreds of millions of dollars to expand broadband access in communities that currently lack it. It’s time to close the digital divide and focus on making sure communities with broadband access have the skills and knowledge to take full advantage of the internet.

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Congress is cutting the funds that could have closed the homework gap

The Hechinger Report

million broadband connections, according to the FCC. There’s plenty of data showing that student performance has been negatively impacted [by the pandemic],” said Phillip Lovell, associate executive director at the education advocacy nonprofit, All4Ed. The first two rounds of funding have connected approximately 10.6

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Connected Nation welcomes Emily Jordan to lead Connect K-12

Education Superhighway

Earlier this year, we selected Connected Nation and Funds For Learning as partners to carry forward our mission of upgrading the broadband in America’s K-12 schools. Jordan brings extensive experience in policy and advocacy to the CN team. That means that access to affordable broadband will remain critical to student success.

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Educational Technology Innovations: The Hurdles, Accelerators, and Tech Enablers

These tools include artificial intelligence (AI), untethered broadband and connectivity, and a rich digital ecosystem. Ubiquitous broadband internet and the underlying technologies enable robust connected learning without requiring devices to be physically connected. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need.

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Mission (Almost) Accomplished: Nonprofit EducationSuperHighway Prepares to Sunset


Instead, EducationSuperHighway is sunsetting because, well, that’s what Marwell always intended it to do—once the organization reached its expressed goal of connecting 99 percent of K-12 students to high-speed broadband. So seven years ago, knowing little about school broadband, he dove in. We’re almost to the end.”

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SETDA Highlights from 2017


SETDA engaged members, affiliates, private sector partners, and partner organizations around federal and state advocacy efforts and provided national leadership for broadband, digital instructional materials, and data interoperability. Advocacy With a new federal administration in 2017, […].

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Announcing October 21st Mini-Conference: "Libraries as Community Anchors"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

With a focus on under-resourced, tribal, and rural communities in critical need, her current projects involve propagating broadband connections to new community spaces via emerging wireless networking technologies for everyday usage and crisis recovery.