FCC Auction to Fill in Rural Broadband Gaps
The Connect America Fund Phase II auction (otherwise known as "Auction 903") will award up to $198 million annually for 10 years to service providers that commit to offer deliver 10 Mbps-caliber voice and broadband services to fixed locations in unserved high-cost areas.
State Pumps $10.2 Million into Alternative Teacher Comp Plans
The initiative was kicked off last year when state lawmakers passed an accountability pilot program that referenced funding of programs "linking teacher performance and professional growth to salary increases."
Guidelines to Help Prove Learning Impact in the ESSA Era
The education arm of the Software & Information Industry Association has supported development of a set of guidelines to help those who are immersed in the challenge of showing effectiveness or efficacy during an ed tech adoption.