The FCC has just voted to substantially increase funding to pay for high-speed Internet connections for schools.
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Here are some articles describing the details of the E-Rate increase:
F.C.C. Increases Money for E-Rate Program for Internet in Schools and Libraries is from The NY Times.
Funding to expand schools’ high-speed Internet is from Ed Source.
FCC votes to increase E-rate funding for school technology is from The Hechinger Report.