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Rural Broadband Providers Work with FCC to Meet Internet Needs of Students in Low-Income Families

Hundreds of Rate-of-Return Carriers Will Provide Discounts and Service Upgrades to Help Families Obtain Needed Broadband Services- WASHINGTON, October 1, 2020-The Federal Communications Commission this week enabled hundreds of rural broadband providers to offer discounts and service upgrades to families … Continue reading

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Kajeet Launches #ConnectEdNow Campaign to Increase Affordable Connectivity to K-12 Schools and Districts

Kajeet®, the nation’s leader for safe, affordable K-12 mobile solutions, announces the ConnectEdNow™ campaign to connect every student, school, and district. The ConnectEdNow campaign is a new, affordable connectivity solution designed to provide students the Internet access and online resources … Continue reading

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4 Broadband Recommendations for Education Technology Leaders

A new report emphasizes equitable Internet access at school and elsewhere. A new broadband report from the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), which represents U.S. state and territorial education technology leaders, encourages education technology leaders and policymakers to continue … Continue reading

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SETDA Releases The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning

State leaders continue to advocate for increased high speed broadband in K12 education September 8, 2016 (Washington D.C.) Today, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal membership association representing the U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced … Continue reading

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Governor Hassan visits Ellis School to Celebrate Increased Connectivity

The Ellis School in Fremont opened this morning with a celebration of connectivity.  The school recently enlisted the help of the New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative to work towards increasing broadband to students in the school.  NHSCI has partnered with … Continue reading

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SAU 19 Celebrates the completion of dark fiber WAN at Goffstown High School

Come on Baby Light my Fiber…and that’s what we did in New Hampshire this week.  SAU 19 hosted a celebration on the completion of a district wide dark fiber to the premise WAN at Goffstown High School. Pictured are (left … Continue reading

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How to Give Rural America Broadband? Look to the Early 1900s

ZENA, Okla. — From the sofa in his living room, Clinton Creason can see the electric pole outside that his father staked 70 years ago to bring power to this remote area of hilly cattle pastures. Electricity came late here … Continue reading

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Goffstown School District Lights New Fiber Optic Network

Goffstown, NH – August 1, 2016 – This summer the Goffstown School District implemented a cutting-edge fiber optic-based wide area network (WAN). This new “dark fiber” WAN connects all five Goffstown schools and the administrative offices at 10 gigabits per … Continue reading

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Some Initiatives and Announcements as Summer Approaches and School Years End

OPEN NH / Academy of Applied Science Partnership NH e-Learning for Educators is partnering with the Academy of Applied Science to offer their science education courses for teachers online through OPEN NH.  Our first offering will be AS-01 Full STEAM … Continue reading

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Historic Vote Will Connect More Low-Income Families to Internet

Now low-income students and families across the country will now have greater opportunities to benefit from broadband access at school and at home! Earlier this month, the Alliance for Excellent Education filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) … Continue reading

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