The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced over $266 million in two new funding rounds through the Emergency Connectivity Funding (ECF) program to help close the “homework gap” for students that don’t have access to reliable broadband service and devices.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on June 30 committed nearly $159 million to the Emergency Connectivity Funding (ECF) program to help close the “homework gap” for students that don’t have access to reliable broadband service and devices.

The shift to online learning over the past two years has been transformational for K-12 schools, but a new report found that the impact of COVID-19 is still affecting students’ engagement, motivation, and achievement.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it received a whopping $2.8 billion of requests for the remaining $1.5 billion of funding under the agency’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program, which aims to close the “homework gap” for students that don’t have access to reliable broadband service and devices.

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Is Wi-Fi service coming to a school bus near you? The answer to that question may be a resounding yes, if Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has anything to say about it.

While the COVID-19 pandemic caused millions of students to have their education disrupted during the 2020-2021 school year, teachers have since reported finding limited strategies that could be helpful in mitigating learning loss, the Federal government’s top watchdog agency said in a new report.

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