Broadband pilots could serve as models for other states
August 28th, 2014

Arkansas and Virginia have teamed up with the San Francisco-based nonprofit EducationSuperHighway to design a cost-effective plan for meeting President Obama’s goal of ensuring broadband access for every student.


eRate changes prompt new voice options for schools
August 26th, 2014

If the FCC has its way, the eRate no longer will support voice services within the next five years, including plain old telephone service, toll-free service, and even voice over…




FCC moves to modernize eRate
August 14th, 2014

In a split decision along party lines, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to move ahead with a plan to modernize the eRate by increasing the amount of money…




Four special-education innovations from ISTE
July 22nd, 2014

A software program that can boost the memory and attention of students with disabilities, called the “most innovative medical advancement of 2012” by the National Institutes of Health, was among…


Shutterfly launches new education service
July 14th, 2014

Shutterfly, the popular online service that enables users to create photo books, cards, and stationery and share these with their friends and family, has launched a new service geared toward…


New mobile devices for schools shown at ISTE
July 14th, 2014

School leaders now have more choices than ever when rolling out mobile devices for learning, and several of the latest devices for schools were on display at the International Society…