On May 17, 2022, the FCC announced an additional $50 million in the 15th wave of ECF program support to help close the Homework Gap. In its news release, the FCC noted that, this latest round of funding is supporting 46 schools, 7 libraries, and 2 consortia across the country, including for students in American Samoa, Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Ohio, and the US Virgin Islands.
The 15th wave includes over $49 million in commitments from Window 1 applications and over $1 million in commitments from Window 2 applications. To date, nearly $4.9 billion has been committed to connect over 12.6 million students in all states, territories, and Washington D.C.
The FCC’s new release can be viewed here.