Summer is Here! Three Things to Check Before June 30
I’m not sure about y’all, but here in Oklahoma it feels like summer has already begun: With the official start of summer next week – and the end of Funding...
Applicant Survey BEAR Form 474 (SPI) FY2021
Permanent Support Needed to Keep Students Connected
The last of the Emergency Connectivity Funds (ECF) will soon be committed. This support was intended to keep students online whenever necessary, regardless of their physical location, and the $8.5...
Emergency Connectivity Fund FCC
School Bus Wi-Fi will Help; Cybersecurity is Required
We know from the annual E-rate Trends Report that Wi-Fi access is essential for K-12 schools and libraries. 99% of them say it is, and 64% of them believe school...
Cybersecurity FCC Wi-Fi
Third ECF Filing Window Deadline Looms
The third Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) filing window opened April 28th and closes Friday, May 13th at 11:59pm EST. Eligible schools and libraries are urged to submit their requests as...
Emergency Connectivity Fund Filing Window
Groups Unite in Concern Over E-rate Bidding Portal
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is facing a wave of backlash over its proposed federal E-rate bidding portal. Comments about the new system were submitted this week to the FCC,...
ALA Competitive Bidding CoSN FCC SECA SHLB
Amplifying for the Power of One
Education leaders, state education technology leaders, technology experts and business partners from across the country gathered this year in Nashville for CoSN 2022. CoSN is the Consortium for School Networking,...
Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Commissioner Starks CoSN Funds For Learning Keith Krueger Trends
Current Events Demonstrate Importance of Internet Access
Watching Russia attack and invade Ukraine, I am astounded by the impact that instantaneous information is having on the war. Normal, everyday citizens from around the globe are sharing reports,...
Funds For Learning Internet Access