"Closing the Homework Gap Through Educational Broadband Service" May 29, 2019
Date: May 29, 2019
Written By: Sara Friedman
Excerpt: "Education advocacy groups are turning up the heat on the Federal Communications Commission to keep the Educational Broadband Service spectrum in the hands of educational entities and tribal nations. A new study commissioned by the Schools, Health & Libraries Coalition finds assigning the remaining EBS licenses to educators and nonprofits would result in an 18.28 percent reduction in the digital divide, which amounts to 8.36 million new subscribers. The findings of the study were presented at a May 15 event hosted by SHLB."