California Assemblyman Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) has withdrawn AB-165 — a controversial bill that would have provided a student exclusion to the existing California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA) — from a Privacy Committee scheduled for Tuesday, April 18.
Virtual schools have expanded and proliferated in the United States, despite poor performance, lack of research support and inadequate policies, according to a report released this week by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC).
The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.
Texas school districts worked with networking solutions provider D-Link to prepare a technology plan and upgrade their networks to support digital learning initiatives long-term — while maintaining their budget.
Eighth-grader Lakaysha Governor spends two hours on the bus getting back and forth to school each day. Thanks to a grant from Google, she can now use that time more productively and get her homework done.
Millennials are more likely to ditch broadband and just use their smartphones at home, while older generations prefer a broadband connection, according to a new survey from ReportLinker Insights.
FCC regulators are telling nine companies that they won’t be allowed to participate in a federal program intended to help them provide affordable internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after those companies were approved to do so.
The number of E-rate requests for high-speed internet has doubled since last year, according to the 2016 E-Rate Trends Report, prepared by Oklahoma-based consulting group Funds for Learning.
The second annual “State of the States” report on the state of broadband connectivity in United States schools finds that Hawaii and Kentucky are among a number of states that are leading the way in ensuring that their students have access to equal educational opportunities provided by technology.
Two Willamette Valley school administrators have resigned after being placed on leave for sending text messages in which they mocked former students.