Educational Technology

September 29, 2020

The broadband industry steps up to connect students when the FCC will not

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

Tom Wheeler, Brookings
Hooray for the broadband industry! It is time for some good news! America’s broadband providers have stepped up with the ‘K-12 Bridge to Broadband” to help meet the needs of millions of low-income American students who are unable to get on the internet so they can go to class from home. The national non-profit EducationSuperHighway estimates that 9.7 million students—half of which are students of color—do not have the home internet necessary for the COVID era’s online educational needs.

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