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President Obama Announces ConnectALL Initiative

Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans  https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/03/09/fact-sheet-president-obama-announces-connectall-initiative Connectivity is a path to greater opportunity. In today’s world, broadband and fluency with technology fuel economic growth, provide access to the world’s knowledge, promote skill … Continue reading

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President Obama Delivers Remarks and Signs the Every Student Succeeds Act

“Let me sign this bill.” – President Obama  #ESEA  #ESSA  #NCLB https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/president-obama-signs-every-student-succeeds-act  

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President Obama’s Budget Includes $200 M for EETT Program

On February 2, the Obama Administration’s 2016 education budget request included $200M for a revised version of the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) grant program. As many of you know, the EETT program launched in 2001 with $675M, funding was reduced in increments over … Continue reading

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President Obama Supports Net Neutrality

On Monday, November 10, President Obama urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take up the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality, the principle that says Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all internet traffic equally. On Tuesday, Nov. … Continue reading

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White House Focuses on Women at Annual Science Fair

This year’s White House Science Fair includes a special focus on girls and women who have excelled in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects as the administration looks to boost both interest in those areas and the gender ratios … Continue reading

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President Obama Unveils ConnectED Initiative to Bring America’s Students into Digital Age

WASHINGTON, DC — President Obama today unveiled a bold, new initiative called ConnectED to connect 99 percent of America’s students to the internet through high-speed broadband and high-speed wireless within 5 years, calling on the FCC to modernize and leverage … Continue reading

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