"Here’s What Schools Can Do For the Millions of Students Without Internet Access" March 20, 2020
Date: March 20, 2020
Written By: Stephen Noonoo
Excerpt: "Groups including the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition, which advocates for better internet access, have asked the FCC to relax its rules around E-Rate and to authorize emergency funding for hotspot rental programs—and to open up more of the wireless broadband spectrum known as white space. But these are short-term solutions, acknowledges John Windhausen, Jr., the organization’s executive director. If the coronavirus keeps schools shuttered into the fall, it may be better to start improving the country’s physical broadband infrastructure as a way to ensure lasting connectivity."